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Introduction to Home Canning and Preserving


Homestead Hall




Sat 11.30 - 1.30 /or/ Sun 12.15 - 2.15pm


About the Course

This workshop will consist of a presentation and hands-on canning session in which participants will have the opportunity to make preserves using local, seasonal ingredients.

Registration includes all supplies and participants will take home a jar of their own preserve. Along with a booklet containing everything covered in class. Whilst we will cover the many tips and tricks of preserving a variety of food, in this particular workshop we will be pressure canning carrots. Waterbath canning of high acid foods will also be demonstrated. 

Your Instructor

Kirsty Bertè, Permaculture Hawkesbury Valley Inc

Kirsty Bertè, Permaculture Hawkesbury Valley Inc

Kirsty Berte, founder of Veggie Barter Australia and affiliate of Permaculture Hawkesbury Valley Inc. She is a wealth of knowledge in sustainability skills and is particularly passionate about food security.

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