May Canning Workshops

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The N.C. Cooperative Extension-Clay County Office, is offering canning classes throughout the month of May. Renay Knapp, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent from Henderson County, is the instructor.

Each workshop will be held at the Community Services Building located at 25 Riverside Circle Hayesville, NC 28904. The registration fee is $10 for each class. If you have a question or would like to register, contact either Renay Knapp (828-691-4891, or Julie Lyvers (828-389-6305,

Jams, Pickling, Freezing and Drying

May 2, 2017 at 2:00

This workshop will walk you through each of these methods of food preservation, the science behind it and the equipment you will need. Registration fee includes a Ball Blue Book. This lecture class is a prerequisite to Hands On Classes.

Canning High and Low Acid Foods

May 2, 2017 at 6:00

Whether you’re experienced or a novice at food preservation, you’ll want to attend this workshop covering the latest information on canning high and low acid foods.Registration fee includes a Ball Blue Book.This lecture class is a prerequisite to Hands On Classes.

Jamming in the Kitchen

May 9, 2017 2:00 and 6:00

This hands-on workshop will give you an opportunity to learn how to make your own jams, jellies, and soft spreads.