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(Press Release provided by Crooked Tree Arts Center)

PETOSKEY: On Wednesday, October 28 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., join Crooked Tree Arts Center to learn skills and techniques for food canning in Petoskey. Using the latest research-based information and methods, explore how to safely preserve food in a hands-on setting during this Northern Michigan event.

The class will be instructed by Michelle Jarvie who is a Food Safety Educator for MSU Extension. She grew up preserving food with her mother and continues that tradition today. Michelle has a strong background in biology, and enjoys sharing the “why’s” and “how’s” of safe canning methods.

Through this informative and demonstrative one-night workshop, participants will discover how to make their fall harvest and favorites last throughout the year. This workshop is open to all interested parties, 18 years of age and up at the fee of $25 for CTAC members and $35 for non-members. All materials will be provided.

For more information about food canning in Petoskey, to register, or to become a member, contact the Crooked Tree Arts Center at 231-347-4337 or visit The Crooked Tree Arts Center is located at 461 E. Mitchell Street in downtown Petoskey.

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