adult workshops

Adult Workshops

Canning & Food Preserving Classes 2017

Learn the art of home canning and preserve your garden bounty or produce from any of our local farmers markets or even join Phillies Bridge CSA (Community Supported Agriculture.)  Whichever you chose, we will teach you how you can eat local food throughout the year. At each session you will benefit from samples to taste, handouts & recipes and time for Q & A to help you become a confident canner.

♦ Introduction to Food Preservation
Tuesday June 13th 6pm
Learn the basics, what should you can, jam, freeze, pickle or dry?   Understand what equipment you need and the process…… it is safe, easy and it is not rocket science!


♦ Pickling, Jams & Jellies
Saturday July 8th 10am
What to do with fruits?  What are the secrets to good pickles?  Ideas and how to’s for wonderful homemade goodies.  Enjoy them yourself or they make wonderful gifts.


♦ The Big Tomato
Tuesday August 8th 6pm
Salsa, sauce, sun dried…. or just simply canned?   Learn how you can be enjoying home or farm grown tomatoes throughout the year.


♦ Introduction to Pressure Canning
Saturday September 9th 10am
Get over the fear of pressure canning and preserve healthy soups, stews, vegetables, meats and other low acid foods.  Learn the basic science and how to’s, see what equipment you need and a demo of the process.


♦ End of the Season Ideas
Tuesday October 3rd 6pm
Recipes & directions on ways to preserve the fall bounty of fruits and vegetables. You can make delicious chutneys, varieties of jellies & jams and dry & freeze – we will teach you how.

Contact or 845 255-9317 to receive update e mails.

Just $25 per class  ($20 for PB farm members)  Pre-registration requested.

Classes at  Phillies Bridge Farm, 45 Phillies Bridge Rd, New Paltz NY 12561 Shawangunk Country Canners

The Shawangunk Country Canners show you that you “CAN-CAN”.