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Learn To Can This Summer!

rows of home canned strawberry jam Harvest season is almost upon us.  Vegetables and fruits which are just now surprising us with their ripe sweetness will soon be piling in from the garden, the CSA, or the farmers market.  Make the most of the bounty by putting up stores for the winter.

I will lead two basic canning workshops this fall to help people learn to preserve.  Both will be hands on events where participants will leave with a jar of canned local foods.

Jam Making at Wild Goose Creative, Sunday August 1 from 7 - 9 PM

Dispel your fear of canning by attending the Jam Party! Participants will make a batch of jam with fresh local peaches provided by Wayward Seed farm. You'll go home with a jar and the confidence to preserve your own throughout the seasons. Cost is $10.

Tomato Sauce Making at North Market Dispatch Kitchen, Wednesday August 11 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM

Tomato season is coming!  In a hands on workshop, I will guide participants to make and can sauce from local tomatoes.  I will demystify the canning process, offer tastes of preserved tomato products, and provide recipes in conjunction with Slow Food Columbus.  $12.99 ($8.99 for Slow Food members) gives you admission and a jar of sauce to take home.  Buy tickets here.

I hope to see you at one or both workshops!

PS.  There are still spots available in the August 3-5 Kids Cook Dinner day camp and August 16 - 20 Open Heart Art Food Camp!  Register now to end your child's summer with an awesome food experience.