Oryana Natural Foods Market
Oryana Natural Foods Market
260 East Tenth Street | Traverse City, MI 49684 | (231) 947-0191

Monday - Saturday 7:30am-9:00pm | Sunday 9:00am-7:00pm


Food Preservation Classes at Oryana

Oryana, in conjunction with Michigan State University Extension Service, is pleased to offer a 5-part series of food preservation classes. These classes will demystify the art of canning, freezing, and drying so that you can preserve the bounty of the season in your own kitchen.

Cost: All 5 for $35 or $10 each payable at class, cash or check only
Registration: please RSVP at Customer Service in person or by calling 947-0191
Class location: 520 West Front Street, Ste A, Traverse City, next to the fire station.

Classes are open to everyone!

These are beginner level classes.

Canning High Acid Foods using a Water-Bath Canner
Thursday, July 31, 6-8 pm

Learn the difference between high and low acid foods as well as the basics for safely canning high acid foods using a water-bath canner. Participants will become familiar with canning equipment and how to avoid food spoilage.

Canning Low Acid Foods using a Pressure Canner
Monday, August 11, 6-8 pm

Learn the difference between high and low acid foods as well as the basics for safely canning low acid foods using a pressure canner. Participants will learn the latest USDA guidelines for canning low-acid foods and how to test their equipment for accuracy.

Freezing and Drying Foods
Thursday, August 14, 6-8 pm

Learn how to freeze foods safely while preserving the quality and texture of your fruits and vegetables. Participants will also explore various drying methods that dry foods effectively and reduce the incidence of spoilage.

Monday, August 4, 6 - 8 pm

Learn the basics on how to pickle a variety of foods and make your own homemade relishes. Learn how to safely process your homemade pickles by using a water-bath canner.

Thursday, August 7, 6 - 8 pm

Fermenting is a time-honored method of preserving foods that increases foods’ digestibility and nutritional value. Participants will learn how to make sauerkraut and salsa and all the basics of how the fermenting process works.




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