Preserving the season's harvest

Next Available: Sun, 24 Nov 10:00AM
4.0 hours
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Is your garden a bountiful delight, not sure what to do with your excess produce? This hands on workshop will focus on the principles of making jams, preserves and marmalades for yourself and gifts. You will learn how to extend the value of your produce and experience the joy of learning cooking skills that will assist you in becoming more self sufficient in your kitchen. You will get to take home your a bounty of handmade goodness. 

This course is designed to teach you how to make jams, pastes, pickles and the art of basic canning so that you can preserve your home harvest or extend our Seasonal produce year round .  Learn to make a range of jam, pastes (jellies), canning and pickle recipes.  Expert teaching and advice, using standard home kitchen equipment

You will use sustainably sourced, best quality ingredients – organic where possible

Trainer Bio:

Jessie is the founder of The Thoughtful Kitchen, and is the Programme Co-ordinator for The Inconvenience Store- Melbourne’s first food waste supermarket. Passionate about our food sustainability- she believes that the future is community, new education and Seasonal delicious eating. Jessie's classes brings all of these elements together to create a nourishing and delicious group experience.


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What you will learn
  • How to preserve surplus foods
  • Understand how to make jams
  • Improve your culinary skillset
What you will get
  • Jars of items you make
  • Recipes to take home

What to bring
  • Notepad and pen
  • Apron
What to wear

Casual, long hair tied back and closed toe shoes

Appropriate for

Those wanting to know how to preserve surplus in season food.