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Description: Pressure Canning | 73883

Friday, August 10, 2018
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Pressure canning is the only canning method recommended for foods that are naturally low in acid, which means the pH of the food is above 4.6, such as meat, poultry, seafood, and vegetables. Mecklenburg Cooperative Extension shares techniques and best practices for preserving food using the dial gauge and weighted gauge pressure canner through a hands-on format. Program Prerequisite: Basics of Home Food Preservation
Cost: $20 | Register Here
Aug 10 Fri

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