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Water-Bath Canning: Pepper Jelly (A Make & Take Learning Experience)

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Morgan County 4-H Agent

440 Hancock Street

Madison, GA 30650

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Water-Bath Canning: Pepper Jelly (A Make & Take Learning Experience)**

**Farmview Schoolhouse is excited to offer this food preservation workshop in collaboration with Morgan County Family and Consumer Science Extension Agent Leigh Anne Aaron

Tuesday, July 24 (PRE-REGISTRATION is REQUIRED!)

6 pm - 8 pm

$25 (fee includes certified instruction, take-home materials, all materials for jelly making, one 8 oz. jar of jelly made in class)

Suitable for ages 8 and up* (*16 and under requires parent supervision)

NOTE: Class will be held offsite.

Morgan County Extension Office's Consumer Kitchen

440 Hancock St

Madison, GA 30650

Learn the water-bath canning process start to finish in this fun, hands-on workshop led by Morgan County Family and Consumer Extension Agent, Leigh Anne Aaron.

As part of our lesson, we’ll be preparing and canning freshly made PEPPER JELLY from local farm-fresh peppers to take home, and learning the entire process of water-bath canning from start to finish.

This workshop is great for the seasoned canner and beginners.

Bring your apron and be prepared for a fact and fun-filled afternoon, with delicious PEPPER JELLY to savor at home!

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**Also available for purchase is the "SO EASY TO PRESERVE," the popular and information-packed how-to guide to preserving food, offered by The University of Georgia in its 6th edition (©2014).

$18 per copy (select in ticketing if you'd like to pre-order your book for pick-up the day of class. Leigh Anne will also have a few copies available for purchase following the workshop.


Chapters in the 388‐page book include Preserving Food, Canning, Pickled Products, Sweet Spreads and Syrups, Freezing and Drying.


Canning: The basics of canning, such as which methods are safe, what equipment will be needed, and
how to actually perform the steps to ensure a safe product, are provided. Specific directions are listed
for canning many fruits, vegetables, tomato products, salsas, meats, poultry and seafood.
Pickled Products: Ingredients and equipment needed for successful pickling are discussed. Recipes for
cucumber and other vegetable pickles, fruit pickles and a wide assortment of relishes provide the
opportunity to add spice to your meals.
Sweet Spreads and Syrups: This chapter offers an assortment of jellies, jams, preserves, marmalades,
conserves, butters, syrups, refrigerator/freezer jams and jellies, and a few products without added sugar.
Freezing: Details are included about how freezing affects food, which foods do not freeze well, what to do
when your freezer breaks down and how to freeze more than 150 different foods.
Drying: Different methods for drying food are discussed, but our procedures are mostly developed for
electric dehydrators. Offerings include directions for fruits, vegetables, some leathers, and safer jerky,
as well as which foods do not dry well and how to store your dried foods.


More information on this book resources is available at www.soeasytopreserve.org.

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Leigh Anne Aaron (BIO)

Leigh Anne Aaron is the Morgan and Oconee Counties Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent. Growing up in rural South Georgia, Leigh Anne enjoyed canning with her grandmothers, aunts, and mom. They had so much fun canning their summer bounty together that it didn’t even feel like work. Now as a UGA Extension Agent, she has hands-on food safety and preservation training that has prepared her to teach the science behind canning foods safely while helping others to enjoy it as much as she does.

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