Applesauce-Making Workshop

Eco Collective

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In a Nutshell

Andrea Mattson shows you how to spice fresh apples and cook them into sauce before canning it to take home

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Feb 8, 2015. 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. 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.

The Deal

  • $35 for one admission to an applesauce-making workshop 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 will be held at Eco Collective, which touts the benefits of local and healthy eating.

Each event is capped at 15 purchasers.

What You’ll Do

Using fresh apples from Michigan, Edible Alchemy Co-Op manager Andrea Mattson walks you through the applesauce-making process and offers pointers on canning so you can make more at home.

  • Hands-On Canning Lesson
    Learn the history of canning before splitting into small groups to weigh, wash, and chop apples sourced from Michigan.

  • Customize Your Applesauce’s Flavor
    Experiment with Edible Alchemy’s spice cabinet, or learn tried-and-true flavor combinations.

  • Learn How to Preserve Your Sauce
    As your custom-labeled jar boils in water for about ten minutes, it becomes sterilized and preserves the applesauce.

  • Take Home Your Own Applesauce
    Leave the lesson with a pint jar of applesauce, as well as the recipe and instructions needed to make and preserve more at home.

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.

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