This class is supported by the Emerson Ave. Community Garden and is part of their educational program.
Join us at the Westchester United Methodist Church on July 27th, 1-3:30pm for our Tomato Preservation class. Taught by master food preserver, Elizabeth Sala, and assisted by master gardener Dana Morgan, in this class we’ll discuss
- Hot water bath canning for tomatoes and tomato sauce
- Food Safety: best practices to keep you and your family safe
- Drying/dehydration and freezing tomatoes
- Using a food mill to prepare roasted tomato sauce (Tomato Pasata)
Each student may bring a couple pounds of homegrown tomatoes to can. All will be involved in the canning process and preparation of a delicious seasoned tomato sauce, which can be served with pasta.
What to bring: Please arrive promptly at 1:00 with a notebook and pen, cutting board, and a medium size bowl. Also bring a sharp knife that can cut through tomato skins. An apron is recommended.
Registration: Contact firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday evening (7/25) to see if space remains in the class. If so, you will receive an email reply. Registration is $15.00/student.