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Extension to host canning workshop

8/15/2014

WaKEENEY -- The Ellis County Extension office and Golden Prairie Extension District-WaKeeney will host a home canning workshop at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at WaKeeney First United Methodist Church, 500 Summit Ave.

WaKEENEY -- The Ellis County Extension office and Golden Prairie Extension District-WaKeeney will host a home canning workshop at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at WaKeeney First United Methodist Church, 500 Summit Ave.

A $10 registration fee will be required to cover expenses for the hands-on workshop, which will run through 4 p.m.

The purpose of this workshop is to help class members learn or review basic water bath canning skills. Participants will work together to can salsa, another tomato product and possibly an in-season fruit. Everyone will take home some products at the conclusion of the workshop.

Instructors are Tranda Watts from Twin Creeks and Golden Prairie Extension Districts and Linda Beech, Ellis County Extension Agent.

RSVP by Sept. 2 at either the Ellis County Extension office, (785) 628-9430, or the Golden Prairie Extension District, WaKeeney office, (785) 743-6361.

A minimum of 10 people is necessary with a maximum of 15 participants to have this workshop.