BY JAIME YARBROUGH
On Saturday, January 11th, from 11 AM to 2 PM a water bath canning class was conducted at the Family Resource Center on Pacific Ave. in Crescent City.
The instructor, Deborah Giraud is a Farm and Community Development advisor for the University of California Cooperative Extension in Eureka.
Due to a enrollment oversight the proposed class of about a dozen people was exceeded to a total bath course is part one of a series. During the class a batch of pickled carrots, and two batches of strawberry jam (one sugar the other no/low sugar) were made.
A second class is being offered with limited seating later this month on the 25th of January and will be centered around the pressure canning process. These two classes are actually part of an 8 part Master Food Preservers course which will be starting in May and is already completely filled up. For more information contact the UCCE : http://cehumboldt.ucanr.edu/