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Union County Canning Plant

A place to preserve & process all your local fruits, vegetables & meats

Canning Plant

We open at 6:00am and all product needs to be in jars by noon for processing. 

Location:
148 Old Smokey Road
Blairsville, GA 30512
(Turn off 515 at Home Depot, first road on right)

Phone Number:
(706) 439-6043

Email:
cannery@uniongov.com

Canning Plant Hours:
Tuesdays & Thursdays  6:00am – 12:00pm
July 6th – October 12th
Nov 7 & Nov 16

25 cents per pint •  35 cents per quart

 

What to bring: Jars, lids, bands, product to be canned, your recipe and all ingredients.  You are welcome to bring your own bowls, knives, measuring cups, spoons, funnels etc. but we do have these item at the cannery for your use.
Procedure:
1. Upon arrival register at the table inside the front door and obtain your number.
2. Come inside and sign up for a cooking pot (if needed) and find an empty workspace.
3. Prepare your product for cooking (wash, peel, trim, etc.).
4. Cook your product.
5. Write your registration number on lids (with Sharpie) and immerse your lids in hot water.
6. Put your hot product in jars.
7. Put lids/bands on your jars and tell a staff member they are ready to be processed.
8. Return after designated time to pick up and pay for your product.

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Current Employment Opportunity

Union County
E-911 Communications Officer
Union County will be accepting applications for the position of Communication Officer to work at the E-911 Center. Georgia Basic Communications Officer Certification is preferred, but not required to apply. Applicants must be able to work 12 hour shifts including nights and weekends as required. Applications are available 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday – Friday at the Union County E-911 Center at 76 Hunt Martin St Suite D Blairsville, Ga 30512. Contact number 706-439-6056. This position is open until filled. Successful applicant must be able to pass a background investigation drug/alcohol test, and a pre-employment assessment. Full time and part time positions are available offering comparable wages and full time positions offer full benefits. Union County is an equal opportunity employer.