Show Notes: Food Preservation & the “Canning College” with Dr. Christopher Sneed. We speak on safe practices in canning and how you can get involved with the “Canning College” program that Dr. Sneed created. Amy also has a list of the last opening dates of our regional farmers markets in and around Knoxville.

Contact information for Dr. Sneed:  Dr. Christopher Sneed. PhD. Extension Specialist l, Family & Consumer Sciences. UT Extension Eastern Region Office, 1801 Downtown West Blvd. Knoxville, TN 37919 Office Phone: 865-200-4534. Email: |
Canning College contact information: For all counties beside Knox and Blount, Contact your county extension office. Or call the Eastern Region office for information: 865-577-9963. 
For information on the Canning College, Knox County, Contact Heather Kyle-Harmon 1-865-215-2340 Email:
For information on the Canning College, Blount County, Contact Mary Beth Lima 1-865-982-6430. Email:

Fall closing schedule for Farmer Markets in and around the Knoxville area:

Dixie Lee Farmers Market
(West Knox County) Saturday 9a-12p, thru November 5th,
Ebenezer Road Farmers Market (West Knoxville) Tuesdays 3p-6p, until November 26.
Lakeshore Park Farmers Market Fridays 3p-6p through October. In November , 2-5 p. until November 26. 
Market Square Farmers Market:  Wednesday from 11a.m. to 2p.m., Saturday from 9a to 2p Through November 19,
Maryville Farmers Market, Saturday 9a - 12 p, Until November 12. (865) 977-1734
New Harvest Park Farmers Market (North Knoxville), Thursday 3p-6p Open through November
Oak Ridge Farmers Market, located in the Historic Jackson Square Saturdays 8a- 12p, & Wednesdays, 3p-sellout until November 26.
Seymour Farmer’s Market: Saturdays 8a - 12:00p noon until October 8.
UT Farmers Market (on the University of Tennessee Campus) Wednesday 4p-7p, Open thru October 19th