Water bath and pressure canning workshops scheduled

Join Bernardin-trained facilitators in August, September and October at St. Andrew's church

Mission’s Kitchens is offering three boiling water bath and two pressure canning workshops this fall.

Learn to water bath can dill pickles Aug. 25, pears Sept. 8, and plum jam Oct. 6. Learn to pressure can mixed vegetables Sept. 15, and pumpkin Oct. 20.

The sessions are hands-on and taught by Bernardin-trained facilitators Susan Truman and Bonnie Goddard with a stress on safe and up-to-date home canning practices. All equipment and supplies are included and participants take home a jar of delicious canned goods they’ve made. Water bath workshops are $35; pressure canning workshops are $45.

Workshops are held from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church, 7756 Grand St.  Register through the Women’s Resource Society of the Fraser Valley at 604-820-8455 or admin@wrsfv.ca. Mission’s Kitchens is administered by LINC Society, supported by the Mission Food Access Network and funded by the United Way and Mission Community Foundation.

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