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New London Cannery

A food preservation gem in Bedford County

canneryThe current economy has many folks thinking about growing their own produce. Why not enjoy the fruits of your garden labor during the cold, snowy winter months as well and utilize the New London Cannery. Many area residents are unaware of this, a food-preservation gem available to them locally. The cannery is open to everyone, whether they live in the county or not.

The New London Cannery is located at 12404 E. Lynchburg Salem Turnpike, Forest, Virginia (behind the New London Academy at US 460 & VA 811) and is open the first week of July on Tuesdays and Thursdays only from 7:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The cannery phone number is (434) 525-9706 during the season. Please visit the cannery’s website.

This is a short and informational video about the cannery.