CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Are you interested in learning how to can foods safely and properly? Perhaps you are already a seasoned canner but would like to refresh your skills. Maybe you want to take a virtual lunch break. If any of these apply to you, please join this Women Rooted in Ag event with Penn State Extension educators as we explore the basics of canning on Friday, November 19, 2021, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. This event is being offered in 2 formats. You can join us in-person at the Ag Heritage Building located at 185 Franklin Farm Lane in Chambersburg or join from the convenience of you home for the live virtual presentation. Please register at https://extension.psu.edu/women-rooted-in-agriculture-canning-basics-webinar or by calling 877-345-0691 to make your selection.
Extension Educator and Registered Dietician, Lynn James will be our speaker and demonstrator for the program. Ms. James works at providing educational program leadership to adults, families, and youth on improving nutrition, health, and food safety in Adams, Franklin, York, Cumberland, and Dauphin counties, as well as state-wide leadership for nutrition and health program training and curriculum development. Her current program focus is community nutrition research and programming in food and culture and family chronic disease prevention, Type 2 Diabetes, and food safety.
Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN, will be sharing her expertise in food preservation and nutrition with a live demonstration working with apples. During the workshop, we will discuss the basics of getting started canning, supplies needed, equipment needed, and how to prepare the food safely. Apples will be the focus of the workshop as we demonstrate the steps for making and canning applesauce. For additional information, please contact Cassie Yost at 717-263-9226 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
–Cassie Yost, Penn State Extension