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Canning Plant will open for the season July 5th

Canning Plant

Location:
148 Old Smokey Rd
Blairsville, GA 30512
Hours:
Tuesdays & Thursdays
6:00am - noon
Starting July 5, 2018
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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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.