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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Cannery Opens Monday, July 2

The Hanover County Cannery opens  Monday, July 2.  It will be open on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays in July and August.  The Cannery will be open on Saturdays in September and October.

On Mondays during these months, processing takes place between 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.  The Cannery remains open until 10:30 p.m. on Mondays.  On the other days of the week, processing takes place between 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., closing at 4:00 p.m.

The canning process must begin during these designated times in order to have the process completed by the Cannery closing time.  Processes that take longer than the average of five hours must be approved in advance by the Cannery Supervisor.  Please call the Cannery Supervisor at (804)365-6484 to check availability before you travel.  Contact the Cannery Supervisor at (804) 365-6484.

The cost is $1.17 a can and .30 cents a jar.  For those who do not live in Hanover County, the charge is $1.32 per can and .40 cents per jar.  You must bring your own jars.   Additional charges apply for use of the kettle, blancher or corn machine.

Commercial customers are encouraged to set up an appointment with the Cannery Supervisor.  

The Cannery is located at 12491 Taylor Complex Lane Ashland, VA 23005.   For more information, please contact the Department of Public Works at (804) 365-6181.


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