Intro to Canning Class

Eco Collective

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What You'll Get


The Deal

  • $40 for one admission to a two-hour Preserving theHarvest: Intro to Canning, Dehydrating, and Freezing class with Andrea Mattson
  • Upon purchase, you may schedule for one of the available dates
  • You must reserve your date here in advance of the event

The workshop takes place inside Eco Collective.

Each event is capped at 14 purchasers.


What You’ll Do

With the first cold wind of the year comes an urge to prepare for the winter ahead. In her two-hour class, Herbal Alchemist Andrea Mattson teaches students to do just this, readying seasonal fruits and veggies for months of storage.

  • Learn About Food Preservation
    Hands-on demonstrations delve into water-bath canning, dehydrating, freezing, pickling, and lacto-fermenting.

  • Taste the Results
    Bring your own wine or beer and sample foods throughout the session.

  • Try Your Skills at Home
    A take-home manual lets you preserve produce from your own garden.


Your Host

Andrea Mattson Andrea Mattson
Herbal Alchemist

Andrea Mattson likes to know everything she can about the food on her plate. With her finger on the pulse of Chicago’s locavore movement, Mattson cultivates relationships with new and existing local farmers, which bolsters her role as the manager of Edible Alchemy Foods Co-operative. She is also a member of the Eco Collective in Pilsen, where she hosts workshops and community events that share her passion for gardening, cooking, and medicinal herbs.


The Fine Print


Promotional value expires Nov 2, 2014. Amount paid never expires. This deal is for the purchase of a ticket. Reservation required prior to event. Dates subject to capacity and cancellation. Refundable only on day of purchase. Min. of 2 participants or experience subject to cancellation. No value after experience date & time have passed. Must be 21 or older. Gratuity included. By completing your purchase, you agree that the email address you provide will be shared with SideTour for marketing purposes and as described in SideTour’s Privacy Policy. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Intro to Canning Class


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