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2019 Canning Workshops Offered by SDSU Extension

BROOKINGS, S.D. - Join SDSU Extension Field Specialists and learn how to safely can in your kitchen. Canning workshops will be held in Watertown, Elkton and Rapid City beginning June 25, 2019.

“During the workshops, we’ll discuss safe food preservation practices and guide participants through hands on canning techniques,” explained Megan Erickson, SDSU Extension Nutrition Field Specialist.

Workshops are open to all. Youth under the age of 13 need to be accompanied by an adult. To register, visit the Events page and search by Canning Workshops. To help cover costs, registration is $35 per adult and adult/youth pair. Registration includes materials and a meal. Class size is limited, so register soon.

2019 Workshop details

Watertown

  • Codington County Extension Complex (1910 W Kemp Ave)
  • Activity: Canning green beans and strawberry jelly
  • Date: June 25
  • Time: 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Registration deadline: June 21

Elkton

  • Elkton Community Center (508 Buffalo St), 
  • Activity: Canning applesauce and green beans 
  • Date: July 25 
  • Time: 4 – 8 p.m.
  • Registration deadline: July 23

Rapid City

  • Walter Taylor 4-H Building (601 E. Centre)
  • Activity: Canning green beans and applesauce
  • Date: July 19
  • Time: 4-8 p.m.
  • Registration deadline: July 15

Rapid City

  • Walter Taylor 4-H Building (601 E. Centre)
  • Activity: Canning jelly and squash
  • Date: September 6
  • Time: 4 – 8 p.m.
  • Registration deadline: September 4

To learn more, contact Megan Erickson, SDSU Extension Nutrition Field Specialist by email or Hope Kleine, SDSU Extension Health Education & Food Safety Field Specialist by email.