Free 'Save the Flavor of Summer' Session Will Demonstrate Canning

Rutgers Cooperative Extension Programs of Atlantic and Cape May counties are joining forces to present, Save the Flavor of Summer Sept. 25.

COURT HOUSE – Rutgers Cooperative Extension Programs of Atlantic and Cape May counties are joining forces to present, Save the Flavor of Summer Sept. 25.

According to a release, the free canning/food preservation presentation will take place from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Ocean City Free Public Library, 1735 Simpson Ave., Ocean City.

The program will be presented by Joanne Kinsey, Family and Community Health Sciences (FCHS) Agent, Atlantic and Ocean counties, Belinda Chester, Rutgers Master Gardener coordinator, Atlantic County, and Chris Zellers, FCHS Educator, Cape May County.

The Save the Flavor of Summer presentation will focus on the process of canning. Participants will learn home preservation techniques and how to preserve fruits and vegetables.

Zellers stated, “Canning is one way to extend the summer eating season. It provides the opportunity to enjoy healthy, summer fruits and vegetables after their growing season has ended.”

The presentation is free and open to the public.

To register or for information, call Julie at 609-399-2434, ext. 5222 or email jhoward@oceancitylibrary.org.

Space is limited, so, reserve a place early.