Camden Extension Canning Contest winners announced

Camden Extension Canning Contest winners announced

October 10th, 2023

The first year of the Camden Canning Contest was successful despite the cancellation of the Camden Heritage Festival.

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Camden County Center, and the County of Camden would like to thank all the participants and congratulate the winners.

Best in Show was awarded in the following categories:

Adult (ages 20-64)

Fruits and Vegetables: Michele Davis, Mild Salsa
Pickle/Relish: Michele Davis, Pickled JalapeƱos
Preserves, Jams and Conserves: Michele Davis- Peach Jam

Senior (ages 65 and up)

Fruits and Vegetables: Carolyn Jennings, Cowboy Candy
Pickle/Relish: Linda Everette, Cinnamon Cucumber Rings
Preserves, Jams and Conserves: Carolyn Jennings, Peach Jam

N.C. Cooperative Extension offers a variety of canning classes each year beginning in April or May. Check out our website or follow us on social media to be updated on the classes that are offered.

For more information or accommodations for persons with disabilities please contact Olivia Patchel at (252) 232-2261 or by email at

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