The Pickens County Cannery is set to open Wednesday, July 5. The canning plant is operated by the Pickens County Agriculture Education Program, and provides a place for the community to process fruits and vegetables for the season.
Operations are based on both a morning schedule and afternoon schedule.
On Wednesday, July 5th, Thursday, July 13th, and Wednesday, July 19th, the cannery will open for it’s morning schedule at 8:00 A.M. You must have your product ready by 11:00 A.M. on the days the cannery is operating on the morning schedule.
For the afternoon schedule, operation will begin at 2:00 P.M. and your product must be ready by 3:30 P.M. The cannery will be open for the afternoon schedule every Wednesday through August.
The costs remain the same with metal cans set at 70 cents per can and glass jars that you provide will cost 35 cents per quart and 25 cents per pint.
For those who may be visiting the cannery for the first time, staff will be available to show those people how to perform the canning operations.
The Cannery is located at 21 Industrial Boulevard in Jasper, GA, directly behind Jasper Middle School. For more information call 706-253-1800
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