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Preserving the Harvest: High Acid Canning

Discover practical and cost-effective methods to safely preserve food with a water bath or steam canner with Master Food Preserver, Deanna Chandra

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Preserving the Harvest: High Acid Canning
Preserving the Harvest: High Acid Canning

Time & Location

Aug 06, 2023, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM

San Diego, Zura Wy, San Diego, CA 92115, USA

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About the event

Join us at the College Area Community Garden for a canning demonstration workshop with Master Food Preservers. You'll discover practical and cost-effective methods to safely preserve food with a water bath or steam canner. This interactive demonstration session aims to equip participants with scientifically approved techniques for extending the lifespan of their harvest. Our focus will be on canning high-acid foods, such as tomatoes, jams, or pickles. The specific recipes will be determined based on the fruits or vegetables available for preservation on August 6th. The workshop will take place from 9am to approximately 10:30-11:30am.

During this workshop, we will delve into the following topics:

Food Safety

Determining ripeness

Essential equipment

Proper canning techniques

Utilizing your preserved food

This workshop will be led by Liz Woodward and Deanna Chandra, UCCE Master Gardeners of San Diego County. Liz and Deanna are trained and certified by the University of California to serve as Master Food Preservers in San Diego County. With their extensive expertise and training, Liz and Deanna bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to guide you through the world of food preservation.

Workshop Details

This workshop is held outdoors, so we suggest:

• Dress in layers. Assume you will be cold, or hot. Either way, be ready.

• Bring water

• Wear comfortable clothes and shoes that can get messy and/or wet

Garden gloves are welcomed but not necessary for workshops

HEALTH: If you are sick, please do not come to the workshop.

CLASS SIZE: 3 min. If the minimum is not met, this workshop will be cancelled.

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