We believe...

people should know how to buy, grow, harvest, preserve, and prepare local foods.

September Workshops: Tomato Canning and Pickling

Join Instructor Sherry Daniels for 2 workshops in September: Canning Tomatoes Safely! on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, and/or In a Pickle on Tuesday, Sept. 26th from 5:30-8:30 pm.

About the instructor:

Sherry Daniels is the Family Living Educator for UW-Extension in Portage County.  The mission of Extension is to bring university research and resources to the people of Wisconsin.  Her role as a family living educator is to help families thrive in a rapidly changing world and work within her community to promote family strengths. She works through many organizations to help families improve their financial wellness and to increase financial knowledge. In addition she became a Master Food Preserver in 2011 to help her answer the many preservation and safety questions she receives in her position. Personally she loves to preserve foods and she creates a list of what she preservers every year and offers them to family and friends for the holidays.

Sherry received her Bachelor of Science degree from UWSP in Family and Consumer Education.  She earned her Master’s of Science degree in Business Management from Baker University in Kansas.  In previous roles she was a Family and Consumer Education teacher at middle and high schools, and an instructor at UWSP.  In addition she was a facilitator for many years for The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Families, and Teens program.

Canning Tomatoes Safely!

Participants will learn:

  • To select the perfect tomato
  • Safely can tomatoes
  • Process for sauce, juice, soups, and salsa
  • How to make and preserve salsa

Participants will take two pints of salsa home with them.

In a Pickle

Participants will learn:

  • The process of making cucumber pickles from start to finish
  • Factors for making the perfect cucumber pickle
  • About additional fruits and vegetables which can be pickled
  • Differences between whole cucumber pickles, spears, and chips

Participants will take two quarts of pickled goods home with them.

Tickets for these workshops are $25 each for Farmshed members, or $30 for non-members.

Find tickets here: https://farmshed.networkforgood.com/events/1634-workshops

Past workshops from 2017: Beekeeping with Buzz and Grafting Workshop

Stay tuned for more 2017 workshops!

WHY SUPPORT FARMSHED

We Believe: 1) Food should be grown in a sustainable manner 2) People should know how to buy, grow, harvest, preserve, and prepare local foods 3) The public should know local farmers 4) Farmers should know who eats their food

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