Published on 05/30/13

Learn to can and preserve produce at Rock Eagle 4-H Center

By Matt Hammons

Learning how to preserve homegrown produce will be the focus of the next Saturday at the Rock workshop set for June 8 at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton.

The class is set for 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. and will be led by Denise Everson, a family and consumer sciences agent with University of Georgia Cooperative Extension. Everson will share research-based recipes and provide instructions on safe methods for food preservation.

The cost of the program is $10 per person. Advanced registration is required by calling (706) 484-2862 or emailing Participants must be 11 years of age or older.

Saturday at the Rock programs are held the third Saturday of each month, excluding December. A complete list of Saturday at the Rock sessions may be found online at

Matt Hammons is a program coordinator at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Ga.

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