Canning: Keeping Fresh Garden Flavor all Year Long

June 13 - 27, 2013

Visitor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom

2450 S. Milledge Ave. Athens, GA 30605

Cost: $40 for Series, $18 per individual Class


Food preservation has been a critical part of survival at every turn in history. Fortunately, our knowledge about food safety and the prevention of harmful bacteria allows us to preserve food more safely than previous generations. Denise will share research-based recipes and provide step-by-step instructions on safe methods for food preservation. Join us in learning how to preserve the sweet smells and tastes of your garden!

Sensational Salsas

June 13, 2013 | 2 - 4 PM

Visitor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom
2450 S. Milledge Ave. Athens, GA 30605

Delight the senses and spice up your meals with the intense flavors and colors of salsa. Learn safe ways to experiment with food combinations that allow you to preserve the flavor of peak-of-season tomatoes, onions, and peppers, as well as your favorite fruits, so you can enjoy them all year long!

Pickled Vegetables

June 20, 2013 | 2 - 4 PM

Visitor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom
2450 S. Milledge Ave. Athens, GA 30605

One of the oldest forms of preservation, pickling allows us to bottle up the flavor of the season, and add a little extra kick. Learn the basics of pickling, try some new recipes and discover why pickling is a safe way to preserve vegetables without a pressure canner!

Jams and Jellies

June 27, 2013

Visitor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom
2450 S. Milledge Ave. Athens, GA 30605

Imagine capturing the sweet tastes of summer in a jar! From strawberry jam to blueberry syrup, fig preserves to orange marmalade, learn safe methods for preserving your favorite fruits, and take home tested recipes that you will want to make for friends and family!