Canning beans at Bakersfield

Among the fun and educational activities offered during Bakersfield R-IV’s summer school recently, students learned the practical skill of canning vegetables. At left, Bakersfield teacher Stephanie Guffey shows Hunter Belt how full to pack a jar of green beans in preparation for canning.

Bakersfield summer school boys and Katie Valentin snap green beans before handing them over to the girls to pack into jars. Pictured from left: Zeathan Jones (in cap), Marcus Meskimen, Katie Valentin, Bentley Goodart, Aaron Giger, Jaimus Johnston (back to camera), Marshall Johnston, Carter Rader, Aiden Lamb, Mason Bean, Levi Asbury, Gabe Peters and Gregory Burkepile.

Bakersfield summer school girls pack cleaned and snapped green beans into canning jars. Pictured from front, left: Brooklynn Kaiser, Deanna Nickason, Katie Valentin, Hadley Stevens, Kesley Cotter, Ava Loke, Josie Hensley, Haidynn Kaiser, Abby Nagyiski, Pasiley Rader and Averie Maynard.

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