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Thursday, July 26, 2012

Summer Workshop Series

Burnaby Food First is pleased to announce our next workshop series! Each workshop has two dates to choose from. All workshops are FREE.

Canning for Life
Learn the basics of jams and chutneys

August 8 / 5-7pm
Newcomers Centre / 7009 Kingsway (map)

August 20 / 6-8pm
Cranberry Commons / 4272 Albert St. (map

Join chef Alice Macpherson to learn about the benefits of canning your own food, including about what's going into your food and what you are feeding your family, as well as the cost savings of buying produce fresh and in season. Join us and make your own batch of jam and another of chutney for yourself and your family. All materials are provided, and participants take home two 250 ml (8 oz.) jars of finished product.

Modern Pantry Canning
Learn how to make fresh, local relishes and salsas

August 13 / 5-7pm
Newcomers Centre / 7009 Kingsway (map)

August 27 / 1-3pm
Cranberry Commons / 4272 Albert St. (map) 

Eat local and save money by learning how to preserve fruit and vegetables in season with Chef Karen Dar Woon. Using produce from local farms, participants will make and take home Ginger Plum Sauce, Sweet Virginia Pickle Relish. This workshop requires very basic kitchen skills.

Canning for the Sweet Life
Learn how to can local fresh whole fruits

September 5 / 5-7pm

Byrne Creek Secondary / 7777 18th St. (map)
Topic: Spiced Pears

September 6 / 5-7pm

Cranberry Commons / 4272 Albert St. (map)
Topic: Apple Butter

As the kids head back to school, delicious local apples and pears from some of BC’s finest organic producers head to market. Come learn how to store the bounty, with Chef Antonietta Gesualdi of Foodwisdom, as she demonstrates how to make spiced pears and
apple butter. Either of these will make for a great treat in the school lunch box in February.

Please help us spread the word to your friends!

Spaces are limited.
Register now by emailing us or by calling (604) 570-3623. When registering, please tell us the name and date of the workshop you are interested in, the name(s) of who will be attending, and provide a contact phone number or email address.


See you at the workshops!

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