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All entries must be entered in clean, standard canning jars (e.g. no mayonnaise jars or specialty jars) with new, single use two piece lids and rings. Fancy fabric overlays or cozies interfere with judging and should not be used. Exhibits should be canned using tested, reliable recipes, i.e. USDA, Ball, pectin brand name or National Center for Home Food Preservation guidelines issued 2009 or later.
Completed Wilson County Fair Food Preservation labels are required for all entries and should be attached to entry. No substitutions. Downloadable labels are located on the top of this page.
Unsealed exhibits or products showing signs of spoilage or mold will not be judged. Products deemed unsafe will be emptied of its contents, empty jars will be returned to exhibitor at the official pick up day (Sunday following close of fair.) USDA guidelines will be used in judging food preservation. Products should be prepared and processed according to USDA/Extension information. Tested, reliable recipes must be used. For more information about tested reliable recipes go to https://nchfp.uga.edu
or contact Shelly Barnes, FCS Extension Agent at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 615-444-9584.NEW! Prestigious Processor of the Pantry
Awarded to the individual earning the most points on their entries in the food preservation classes. Points will be awarded as follows: first place earns 5 points, second place earns 4 points, third place earns 3 points. The winner will receive a plaque and special rosette ribbon.