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 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 for more information on classes or to set up an appointment for a pressure canner gauge test.