CCE to offer “Summer Jam Making” as part of preservation classes
Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 5:54 pm

CANTON -- “Summer Jam Making,” the first of five preservation classes offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension is taking place July 24 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Extension Learning Farm, 2043 State Highway 68.

Students will learn to water bath can berry jams in recipes using maple syrup and honey.

The classes fill quickly and pre-registration is required. The workshop fee is $20. Participants will get to sample various jams and preserves as well as take home a finished jar and recipes.

Reserve your spot online at or by contacting Cooperative Extension at 315-379-9192, ext. 229 or [email protected].

The remaining classes scheduled in the series are “Crispy Pickles: Canning and Fermenting” on Aug. 8, “Flavorful Condiments: Hot Sauces & Pestos” on Aug. 20, “Dehydrating and Cooking with Fruits, Vegetables and Herbs” on Sept. 17 and “Fun with Fermentation: Vegetable Transformation” on Oct. 24.

The Harvest Kitchen Preservation Series is an interactive workshop series in a modern teaching kitchen. The classes focus on seasonal recipes, produced in a flavorful and safe way.

The series is sponsored by Nature's Storehouse, a natural products store in Canton. Each course includes several recipes along with tips for how to use these preserved goods.

The courses are taught by the Local Foods Team at Cooperative Extension and/or master food preserver volunteers and are held in the Harvest Kitchen at the Extension Learning Farm.