Preserving the Harvest - Free Garden Workshop

Date: 
Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 10:00am

 

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During this workshop participants will learn about  ways to preserve the harvest and covers: drying (drying herbs; dehydration of fruits and vegetables); cooking; canning (preserves – jams, jellies, chutneys); vinegars; freezing; and curing.

Please register through our eventbrite site :https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/preserving-the-harvest-tickets-49948662795

Following this session we will serve free lunch 12-1

This event is free, donations are welcomed.

 

 

Facilitator: 

Rebecca Last has been gardening on and off since age 8, and has been a member of Master Gardeners of Ottawa-Carleton since 2005. Her small suburban garden is certified by the Canadian Wildlife Federation as wildlife habitat. Rebecca grows a dozen or more varieties of heritage tomatoes every year. Her garden design includes elements of permaculture and she has recently begun experimenting with biodynamic gardening techniques. Rebecca has been honoured by the Ottawa Horticultural Society with: the Mary Bryant Award for use of native plants in garden design (2014); the Members’ Appreciation Award (2015); and the Ontario Horticultural Association Service Award for meritorious service to horticulture (2017). In 2018, Rebecca received an Ontario Volunteer Service Award in recognition of her ten years of service with Master Gardeners of Ottawa-Carleton. Rebecca’s gardening addiction is enabled by her loving husband Richard and a collection of very spoiled rescue cats.

Location: 

190 Gore St. East

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