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Posted on: August 27, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Rutgers Cooperative Ext. of Cape May and Atlantic Counties Present Save the Flavor of Summer

FCHS Save the Flavor of Summer Flyer 8-15-19


Cape May Court House, NJ – Rutgers Cooperative Extension Programs of Atlantic and Cape May Counties are joining forces to present, Save the Flavor of Summer on Wednesday, September 25, 2019. The free canning/food preservation presentation will take place from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Ocean City Free Public Library located at 1735 Simpson Avenue, Ocean City, New Jersey 08226.


The program will be presented by Joanne Kinsey, Family and Community Health Sciences (FCHS) Agent, Atlantic and Ocean Counties, Belinda Chester, Rutgers Master Gardener Coordinator, Atlantic County, and Chris Zellers, FCHS Educator, Cape May County. The Save the Flavor of Summer presentation will focus on the process of canning. Participants will learn home preservation techniques and how to preserve fruits and vegetables. Chris Zellers, FCHS Educator, Cape May County said, “Canning is one way to extend the summer eating season. It provides the opportunity to enjoy healthy, summer fruits and vegetables after their growing season has ended.” 


The presentation is free and open to the public. To register or for information, please call Julie at 609-399-2434, ext. 5222 or email Space is limited, so, please reserve your place early. 


Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County helps both youth and adults improve their knowledge and skills, enhance their quality of life, and resolve problems in areas of food, nutrition, health and wellness; food safety; agriculture; environmental and natural resource management; and youth development. This is accomplished through the use of science-based knowledge and university research.  Rutgers Cooperative Extension is an education organization within the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and is an equal opportunity program provider and employer.  


Rutgers Cooperative Extension’s education programs are offered to all without regard to race, religion, color, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or disability.


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