University of Maryland Extension

Baltimore City Grow It, Eat It, Preserve It Workshops Overview

Canning and preservation for Baltimore City UM Extension
Thursday, Apr. 30, 2015 - 1:00pm to Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015 - 4:00pm
Various locations
University of MD Extension
6615 Reisterstown Road
Suite 201
Baltimore City, MA 21215
United States
Event Type: 
Shauna Henley

2015 Grow It, Eat It, Preserve It workshops are sponsored by University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore City. Handouts, fruits/vegetables, lids, jars, and use of canning equipment are all supplied with your registration fee.

Baltimore County is proud to offer it’s first food preservation, with the goal of offering continuing food preservation classes throughout the late spring-fall of 2015.

Looking ahead to 2015…
If you own a pressure canner with a dial gauge you can have the gauge tested for FREE right here at the Baltimore Co. office. Just call or email and make an appointment with Shauna Henley.

Classes offered in 2015…
Late spring and summer, food preservation classes to be offered but not limited to:

  • Jams & Jellies
  • Pressure canning vegetables
  • Tomatoes
  • Fruit
  • Typical Class Schedule

Class lecture, followed by participants going into the kitchen to make their own canned produce that they will take home that day!

A $35 fee includes So Easy to Preserve, lecture/instruction, and all the equipment and produce to process your own preserved jar.

Class Goals:
The food preservation classes are intended to provide a hands on learning experience for beginners and advanced canners.

This course is aimed at introducing the food science principles of high and/or low acid foods to be preserved, as well as the knowledge to safely can to prevent botulism.

For advanced canners this class provides them with the updated science, resources, and tools that may not have been available when they first started canning.

Resources on canning classes:
Please call the Baltimore County office at (410)-887-8090
Visit the Baltimore City website:
Visit the University of Maryland Extension main webpage:
Follow Shauna on twitter @FoodSmartUME

Who teaches this class?
Your instructor is Dr. Shauna Henley. Shauna holds a PhD in Biology with a focus on human nutrition and consumer food safety. She is Servsafe certified by the state of Maryland, and has been trained by her colleagues.

Shauna is the Family & Consumer Science educator for the northern cluster
(Baltimore, Harford, Carroll Counties, and Baltimore City). She is looking forward to meeting her community!

Register 2 days prior to the class.
Payment Options
Payment must accompany registration.
First Class is $35 and $20 any additional class
1. Check payable to: Baltimore County EAC Bring it to the workshop
 Mail to: Grow It, Eat It, Preserve It Workshops
University of Maryland Extension
1114 Shawan Rd
Cockeysville, MD 21030
2. To register see the chart below
3. EXACT Cash to the workshop

Date & TimeLocationRegistration Link
Strawberry Jam4/30    1-4pmExtension office
Corn Relish6/23    1-4pmGrace Outreach Center 2605 Banister Road 21215
Kale/spinach-Freezing7/9      1-4pmGrace Outreach Center 2605 Banister Road 21215
Peach Halves8/6      1-4pmLexington Market
Apple Butter9/22    1-4pmLexington Market
Apple Butter10/21  1-4pmExtension office
First Class is $35 and $20 any additional class
Shauna Henley
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