Please pass on this opportunity for youth to get hands on with food preservation!
Youth Canning Demonstration
Saturday, October 29, 2016
9 a.m. -1 p.m.
Prepare your best Youth Fair entry!
Preserve jams and jellies for sale, gifts or just sweeten your table!
Get hands on with practical tips to improve your fair entry!
Find out how to sell your products direct to consumer to raise 4-H club funds.
This class will teach you:
· How to can jams & jellies
· How to use a boiling water bath canner
· What can/cannot be altered in a recipe
· What is allowed under the cottage food law
· Plus, what’s important for safety
Where: UF/IFAS Extension Polk County 1702 S Hwy 17 S., Bartow, FL 33831
Cost: No charge but all participants must complete 4-H paperwork by Oct 24.
See forms and register: on the calendar page of http://polksmallfarms.com Open to students ages 8-18. Limited to 20 participants.
Contact: Rita West at 863-519-1043
See the flyer attached and online here. http://polk.ifas.ufl.edu/AG_Safety/files/pdf/Calendar/YouthCanningFlyer2016.pdf
See registration here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/youth-canning-demonstration-tickets-27703237128
Thanks for your help!!
Mary Beth Henry
Extension Agent II, UF/IFAS Extension Polk County
UF/IFAS Small Farms Program Co-Leader and Pesticide Training
Office: (863) 519-1049; Fax: (863) 534-0001
1702 Hwy 17 S., PO Box 9005, Drawer HS03, Bartow, FL 33831-9005