After the Harvest: Canning/Storing/Preserving

Saturday November 16

9:30 AM  –  3:00 PM

Saturday, November 16, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Midwestern winters can be challenging for lovers of fresh produce, but there’s no reason you can’t enjoy the fresh flavors of summer year-round. Learn from Lead Horticulturist of the Heartland Harvest Garden, Haley Drake, on how to properly harvest and store harvested fresh items such as potatoes, squash, onions, garlic, herbs, and apples to keep them for winter months. Get expert information provided by MU Extension Health and Nutritionists about the safe and proper way to can and watch a demonstration for making a simple fruit spread. Powell Gardens chef-in-residence Michael Foust of Black Sheep + Market will be in attendance to provide ideas on how to use all these pantry items to create delicious meals. Advance registration is required. Please register by November 11. Space limited to 30.

Instructors: Melissa Cotton, County Engagement Specialist in Health and Nutrition, MU Extension Cass County and Allene Gremaud, County Engagement Specialist in Health and Nutrition, MU Extension Ray County, chef Michael Foust, horticulturalist Haley Drake

Location: Powell Gardens, Education Building in the Heartland Harvest Garden

$60/per person (members less 10%)
includes a box lunch crafted by chef Michael Foust and recipes provided

Members receive a 10% discount on classes, programs and ticketed events unless otherwise indicated. Select member login via the link in the menu bar and the discount will be applied at checkout. For new members or members without a login select register via the link in the menu bar.