Union County Farmers Market

Union County Canning Plant will reopen July 7, 2020!

Canning Plant


Location:
283 Farmers Market Way
Blairsville, GA 30512
Hours:
Will reopen July 7, 2020
Tuesdays & Thursdays
6:00am - noon
Contact:
Manager: Mickey Cummings
Asst. Manager: Kristy Peney
Phone: (706) 439-6043
Email: cannery@uniongov.com

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.


Check out this great video on the Union County Canning Plant: Canning Plant Video


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