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Aug. 25 – Labor Day, Sept. 5, 2022

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Canned & Preserved Foods

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2021 Canned & Preserved Foods

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Additional Rules for Canned & Preserved Foods

In the Canned & Preserved Foods categories, only USDA approved methods of food preservation (pressure canning or hot water bath) are accepted. You may view the USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning at: http://foodsafety.cas.psu.edu/canningguide.html

Delivery of Exhibits

See a map of where to deliver exhibits.

All dates are tentative. Subject to change based on state and local mandates.

  • Canned & Preserved Foods:
    • Saturday, Aug. 14, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Sunday, Aug. 15, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Return of Exhibits

All dates are tentative. Subject to change based on state and local mandates.

  • Wednesday, Sept. 8, 1-7 p.m. (No items returned before 1 p.m.)
  • Thursday, Sept. 9, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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