In case you're looking for a fun and educational activity: this Saturday, August 18, from 1- 4 p.m., the N.C. Cooperative Extension is offering a hands-on canning class.
Learn how to safely can using a pressure canner and a boiling water bath. Class will be taught at the Agricultural Conference Center, 252 Poplar Grove Rd in Boone, NC.
The cost of the class is $10, register in advance at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, 971 W. King Street, Boone, NC. 264-3061. Space is limited.
Learn more: http://watauga.ces.ncsu.edu/?page=events
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