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Preserving the Season’s Harvest

Learn how to make jams, preserves and marmalades from your home harvest!

This 5-hr workshop will run in the following date in 2022:

Sunday 14 August

from $103| 1 day

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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.

You will use sustainably sourced, best quality ingredients – organic where possible and receive expert teaching and advice, using standard home kitchen equipment.

Lauren Mueller‘s interest in fermentation and preserving began about four years ago when she started gaining an understanding of how much food goes to waste in Australia and elsewhere. Her explorations into food security lead her into learning more about the magic of fermentation and pickling and she became enthralled in the process and intrigued by it’s amazing health benefits.

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

  • Four jars up to 400ml size with well fitting lids
  • 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.

CERES reserves the right to cancel workshops due to insufficient numbers.

If we cancel the workshop you will be entitled to a 100% refund, or you may choose to transfer to another date, subject to availability.

If you decide to withdraw 7 or more days prior to the workshop date CERES will retain a 10% administration fee.

If you decide to withdraw less than 7 days prior to the workshop date CERES will retain 100% of your workshop fee.

Should CERES have to cancel the course due to Government changes relating to the COVD-19 response, we will let you know as soon as possible. Affected participants will be sent a notification that includes details on how to re-book another date or workshop. While cancellations on our part remain refundable within the specified time period, we do hope you will consider bearing with us in these precarious and trying times, and consider the rescheduled date where possible.