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Canning Safety (Virtual Program)

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Thursday, June 15, 2023


7–8 p.m.




Chris Zellers, FCHS Educator/Asst. Professor


Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County Family and Community Health Sciences (FCHS) will present, Canning Safety, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 15, 2023. This virtual program is hosted by the Ocean City Public Library.

The presenter will be Chris Zellers, MPP, Cape May County Family and Community Health Sciences Educator/Assistant Professor. Attendees will learn the basics of preserving and canning safety practices as a review for experienced canners or as an introduction for new canners. Zellers said, “This program is a perfect refresher course as well as a way for individuals to get started canning their spring and summer fruits and vegetables.”

In her position, Zellers educates the community on wellness, nutrition, and fitness. She has experience collaborating with partners to create healthy food environments in the areas of Policy, Systems and Environmental Change. In addition to community health policies, Zellers works to educate residents on topics to improve their overall health and prevent chronic disease with a holistic approach to a well-lived quality lifestyle that includes physical activity, a nutrient-dense diet, and quality sleep.

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




Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County


Chris Zellers, 609-465-5115, ext. 3609