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Canning 101

July 20 @ 9:30 am 12:30 pm

Learn how to take your produce and make it last year round with Canning 101! Class attendees will learn the step-by-step process of water-bath canning, tips/tricks, and recipes to take home. To learn the process hands-on, the class will work together to make dill pickles and sweet pickle relish. At the end of the class, each attendee will take a quart of dill pickles home to enjoy.

Please bring a cutting board and chopping knife with you. All other canning materials and ingredients will be provided. Upon arrival to the class, each attendee will be required to sign a food and safety waiver before participating. Spots are limited so sign up today! 

Members: $50
Non-Members: $75

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Rebecca has been an avid canner for about a decade. With a passion for growing her food, she loves to can pickles, relish, salsas, and spaghetti sauce. Rebecca holds a Master of Science degree in Horticulture from North Carolina State University and a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from Stephen F. Austin State University. She discovered her passion for public horticulture and teaching through her mom and her various employments at the SFA Mast Arboretum, “Nacogdoches Naturally” Education Program, Missouri Botanical Garden, JC Raulston Arboretum, and Moore Farms Botanical Garden. At the Huntsville Botanical Garden, she serves as the Director of Learning and Public Engagement. She has a strong passion for educating the community, leadership, public horticulture, and sharing her love for the outdoors while teaching. She and her husband Christopher love their shared interest in horticulture and enjoy every moment outside with their sweet daughters Emilia and Ila.