Food Preservation

Food Preservation & Canning

Union County Extension offers a series of hands-on workshops on canning jams and jellied products, pickles and acidified foods, fermentation, tomatoes, and low-acid foods, flavored vinegars, and canning with sugar substitutes.

2022 Food Preservation/Canning Classes are Scheduled for:

June 15, 2022 10am-1pm: Jams & Jellies

June 29, 2022 10am-1pm: Salsa

July 6th, 2022 10am-1pm: Pickles

July 20th, 2022 10am-1pm: Pressure Canning/Green Beans

Classes are $15 each and include all ingredients, jars, and a UT Extension canning guide.

Classes will be held at 3445 Maynardville Hwy, Maynardville TN 37807.

To register: email avictoria@utk.edu or call 865-992-8038.

Free Pressure Canner Gauge Testing: Call 865-992-8038 to schedule appointment. Be sure to follow guidelines and have your canner tested yearly, when submerged in water, or dropped.

Contact avictoria@utk.edu for more information on classes or to set up an appointment for a pressure canner gauge test.