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ECO-SF's Bakers Alley: Preserving the Harvest - Canning Jam and Salsa
Date Saturday July 28
Time 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location Details
Next to the athletic field at the School of the Arts and the Academy of Arts and Sciences 555 Portola Dr. San Francisco. Enter campus via O'Shaughnessy Blvd @ Portola. Close to 36, 44, 48, and 52 Muni lines. From the parking area on O'Shaughnessy, walk down the hill to the right towards the athletic field. Limited parking is available further down driveway at loading dock, just keep driveway clear and please do not park on the grass. We'll be on the farm the behind the bleachers across the field. See ya there!
Event Type Class/Workshop
Organizer/AuthorDavin Wentworth
Come join us for a day of preserving the harvest – canning fruits and tomatoes to enjoy through the winter! Learn everything you need to know about safely canning jam and salsa with a demonstration that you can sample and take home if you'd like*! We'll also talk about solar dehydrating and how to make one like ours.

Activities:

11am-fire up oven, morning refreshments courtesy of Arizmendi Bakery, and general farm work

12pm- Canning 101 – Learn how to safely water bath and pressure can fruits and vegetables to share with your friends and family. We'll show you each step of the way while we process a local fruit jam and a roasted tomato salsa.

1pm- Break for pizza, and other nutritiously, deliciously potluck foods- Bring something from your garden to share!

2pm - Continue to can jam and answer questions about solar dehydration.

Late Afternoon-more work and hangin out, conversatin, eatin and bein merry!

As always, the ovens will be blazing and we'll provide the dough so bring some pizza toppings, or some other local, seasonal fare to share and compare at our ultra-local potluck.

Also check out the farm and see appropriate technology demos like solar ovens and dehydrators (if it's sunny), rocket stove, compost toilet, pedal power, earthen structures and of course the cob oven!

Bring your own utensils if you got em, and musical instruments, parlor tricks and special talents are always welcome too!

*$3-5 cost to take home a jar o' jam
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Jul 18th, 2012 12:58 PM

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