Discover tasty recipes and canning tips at Minnetrista during National Can-It-Forward Day

Discover tasty recipes and canning tips at Minnetrista during National Can-It-Forward Day

Posted by: Hannah Whiteman    |    Friday, August 2, 2013

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 August 2, 2013

Discover tasty recipes and canning tips at Minnetrista during National Can-It-Forward Day

Muncie, IN–Farmers Markets, home canners, and food preservation enthusiasts across the nation celebrate the joys of canning during the third annual Ball® Fresh Preserving National Can-It-Forward Day. As a National Can-It-Forward Day participant, Minnetrista invites you to a day of canning exploration and entertainment at Farmers Market on August 17.

Get your fill of summer canning tips and recipes at the Canning Experience Booth at Farmers Market at Minnetrista. View canning demonstrations; discover flavorsome food preservation recipes; pick up Ball® Fresh Preserving give-a-ways and free samples; and ask Minnetrista experts your questions about home canning.

Explore all that Farmers Market has to offer, including delicious and healthy produce to use in your canning recipes at home! Meet friendly vendors; discover fresh, locally grown foods; and enjoy a day of canning discovery with friends.

Visit Farmers Market at Minnetrista from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, August 17, for the featured Canning Experience Booth demonstrations. Stop by The Orchard Shop at Minnetrista to discover a wide selection of Ball® Fresh Preserving products—to help take your home canning to the next level!

National Can-It-Forward Day, hosted by Ball® Fresh Preserving, celebrates the art of home canning with local communities by making fresh preserving easy, accessible, and creative! Minnetrista embraces this legacy through weekly Farmers Market demonstrations, monthly canning workshops, and by sharing the Ball family history through Ball Blue Book recipes and traditional canning techniques. Don’t miss the next Minnetrista featured workshop—Sweet Potatoes—held on August 20, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Savor and preserve this delicious, sugary vegetable to enjoy all winter long!   

For more information about National Can-It-Forward Day, Farmers Market at Minnetrista, or upcoming canning workshops, visit or call (765) 282-4848. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for the most up to date information on all events and exhibits.


Located along historic White River, Minnetrista includes 40 acres of beautiful gardens and grounds, a modern museum facility, an historic home, Nature Area, numerous sculptures, and a portion of the White River Greenway. Minnetrista serves East Central Indiana with dynamic community activities and exhibits that honor and reflect its natural and cultural heritage. For more information about Minnetrista, visit

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