Blueberry Canning Class

By Holly Giles

Blueberry Canning Class

$19.00

10 in stock

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Wednesday, April 24th 10:30 am – 12:30pm

Join the Giles family and friends to step back in old Florida where families gathered at their neighbors to help can their harvest, then move to the next neighbor until everyone had their harvest preserved. In these modern days, some old ways of living have gone away. Come learn how to can fruit from the grocery store, farmer’s market or u-pick farm. Take home 2  1/2 pint jars of Blueberry jam.   Additional jars of jam can be purchased onsite for $5 half pint

Each participant will have the chance to chop fruit, add sugar, stir and ladle into hot jars. Adding labels, ribbons and recipe cards will be available.

This is community canning so you will be sharing blueberries and canning together.

Purchase one ticket per child. This class is for ages 7 and above.

Parents will participate with their child in the process since it involves knives and hot liquids.

RSVP closes one week prior to class. Refunds for cancellation will not be given AFTER the RSVP cut off date.

A liability and photography waiver must be signed by a parent on the day of the event for children to be able to participate.

Please arrive on time. We will begin the class promptly at 10:30 am.

Wear closed-toe shoes and clothing that can get stained with blueberries. The class will be outdoors.

Items to bring:

  • Snack and water. (lemonade and homemade granola bars provided)
  • 2 pints of whole, fresh blueberries, washed. Per Child
  • 2 – 1/2 pint canning jars with lids and rings, washed. (you can purchase from us ahead of time if needed)

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