The Town of Halifax Farmers Market and Virginia Cooperative Extension are hosting a "Canning Salsa Workshop" (with tomatoes, peppers, & onions using a hot water bath) on Saturday July 19, 2014 from 10:00am - 2:00pm at the Town of Halifax Farmers Market. Registration deadline and $15 fee must be received no later that 5:00pm on Friday July 11, 2014. Please register by calling Chris Brown @ Halifax Extension Office, 476-2147 or Denise Barksdale @ Halifax Town Hall 476-2343. Fee includes Ball Blue Book preserving guide, ball 4 piece canning kit, jar of product and LUNCH! Topics covered include: proper sealing of jars & lids, correct processing time, unsafe canning methods, proper storage and labeling, necessary equipment, foods preserved in boiling water bath, the consequences of unsafe preservation methods such as Clostridium Botulinum. Make checks payable and mail to: Virginia Cooperative Extension-Halifax P.O. Box 757 Halifax, VA 24558.
Thanks to our local sponsors! Burnett & Sneed, Hite Insurance, Packhouse, and Triangle Florist.