Can Do


Savor summer all year long. The Thomson High School FFA Club is accepting summer produce for shelling, blanching and canning at the FFA Cannery, located at 702 Whiteoak Road (in front of the McDuffie County Animal Shelter).

Items for canning include tomatoes, peas, beans, apples, peaches, pears, juices, spaghetti sauces (no meat), soups (no meat), salsa, applesauce and pie fillings.

The cost is $0.75 per quart-sized can and $0.20 per pound for shelling. Hours are 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. June 27-28, June 30, July 1, July 6-7 and July 18-22.

For more information, contact Rick DuBose at or (706) 986-4297.