Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College’s Continuing Education division will offer “Introduction to Home Canning” at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, located at 140 St. Mary’s Church Road in Morganton. This class, which will outfit attendees with the skills to create nutritious, safe and money-saving canned foods from local fruits and vegetables, will cover hot-water-bath and pressure canning. Attendees will prepare take-home jars of jam and jars of vegetables as well as receive the tools needed to begin canning at home. Class dates and times are Thursday and Friday, June 28 & 29 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The two-day class will be repeated on Thursday and Friday, July 19 & 20.
Students may register online at www.wpcc.edu under >Continuing Education>Con Ed Registration at least one business day prior to the beginning of the class, or in person at the Jim A. Richardson Complex Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, contact Meagan Roberts at 828-448-3562 or Alona Forney at 828-448-6758.
Western Piedmont Community College enrolls approximately 4,000 students annually in pursuit of college transfer degrees, two year associate degrees and diplomas. More than 10,000 students enroll each year in continuing education courses for professional development and personal enrichment. The College also provides programs for high school completion. Western Piedmont received recognition for Exceptional Institutional Performance based on standards established by the North Carolina General Assembly.
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Western Piedmont Community College
1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655