Union County Farmers Market

Canning Plant

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:
The Union County Canning Plant is closed for the year.  We will re-open in July 2018.

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:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_SzVCT-JHw&feature=youtu.be&t=1m9s