Food Preservation Classes at Oryana
Oryana, in conjunction with Michigan State University Extension Service, is pleased to offer hands-on food preservation classes. These classes will demystify the art of canning so that you can preserve the bounty of the season in your own kitchen.
Cost: $10 each payable at class, cash or check only
Registration: please RSVP at Customer Service in person or by calling 947-0191
Class location: Grace Episcopal Church, 341 Washington St. T.C.
Classes are open to everyone!
These are beginner level classes.
Canning High Acid Foods using a Water Bath Canner
Thursday, July 30, 10-1 pm
Learn the difference between high and low acid foods as well as the basics for safely canning high acid foods such as tomatoes using a water-bath canner. Learn all about canning equipment and how to avoid food spoilage.In this class you will make spiced tomato jam and honey blueberry jam and take home a jar of jam.
Thursday, July 30, 4-7 pm
Learn the difference between high and low acid foods as well as the basics for safely canning high acid foods such as tomatoes using a water-bath canner. Learn all about canning equipment and how to avoid food spoilage. In this class you will make zucchini pickles and take home a jar of finished pickles.
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.