Water Bath Canning

When:
September 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2019-09-07T13:00:00-07:00
2019-09-07T15:00:00-07:00
Where:
Compost Education Centre
1216 N Park St Victoria
BC V8T 1C9
Cost:
$0 - $20
Contact:
Alexis Hogan
(250) 386 9676

Description

Harvest season is here, and it’s time to look at what foods we can preserve for winter enjoyment. At this hands-on workshop, we’ll make a batch of berry jam and preserve it in glass jars. We’ll also cover the basics of modern hot-water bath canning techniques, equipment, safety issues, and resources for the home canner. Each participant will take home a jar of jam to enjoy.

Instructor Bio: Lindsay Kearns learned home food preservation techniques from her parents, who had her assist with their annual tomato sauce canning marathons from a young age. Despite those labourious beginnings, her love of food in jars grew with her into adulthood, where it nests well into her general obsession for all things do-it-yourself. Her favourite pickle is bread-and-butter made with sliced cucumbers and onions, and this is her fourth year of teaching canning classes outside of her own kitchen.

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The Compost Education Centre is located on unceded and occupied Indigenous territories, specifically the land of the Lekwungen speaking people—the Esquimalt and Songhees Nations. These nations are two of many, made up of individuals who have lived within the porous boundaries of what is considered Coast Salish, Nuu-Chah-Nulth and Kwakwa’wakw Territory (Vancouver Island) since time immemorial. At the CEC we seek to respect, honour and continually grow our own understandings of Indigenous rights and history, and to fulfill our responsibilities as settlers, who live and work directly with the land and its complex, vital ecologies and our diverse, evolving communities.

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