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Preserving the Harvest

When Aug 24, 2013
from 01:00 pm to 05:05 pm
Where Boys and Girls Club of Lebanon- Lebanon,OR
Contact Name Linda Ziedrich
Contact Phone 503-394-3643
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 Learn how to make pickles, jams, and more at the Preservation Fair - FREE

Where:  Lebanon Boys and Girls Club – Corner of Fifth and Rose, Lebanon

When: Saturday, August 24th 1 PM – 5 PM

Recipes and training on preservation methods including canning, drying, and freezing, plus how to make cheese and jerky—everything you want to know about how to save your produce and other foods for winter meals.  OSU Extension Master Food preservers will give short workshops all afternoon on a variety of subjects. 

Free food samples, recipe and training handouts, and special fun activities for kids—bring the whole family and enjoy!  Come talk one-on-one with local experts, ask questions, and discuss your experiences preserving food.

Tables will include displays on basic canning methods and equipment; making jams, jellies, and fruit preserves; pickling with vinegar; fermenting vegetables; pressure canning; juice pressing; making cheese and jerky; dehydrating; and the many ways to safely preserve tomatoes.  

Bring your pressure canner lids for a free test of the pressure gauge.

Door prizes will be announced throughout the event and a large gift basket will be raffled off.


1:30 PM Low-Sugar Jam: Tastier and Healthier!—Corinne Butzen, life-long food preserver 

2:15 PM No-Fear Pressure Canning—Janice Gregg, OSU Extension Faculty, Family and Community Health

3 :00 PM The Many Ways to Preserve Tomatoes—Linda Ziedrich, author of “The Joy of Pickling” and “The Joy of Jams, Jellies, and Other Sweet Preserves”

3:45 PM Make Your Own Farm Cheese—Katy Stokes and Jude Sandburg, dairy owners from Philomath

Questions?  Contact Linda Ziedrich at 503-394-3643


Sponsors:  Oregon State University Extension Service, Ten Rivers Food Web, and the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Greater Santiam

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