Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Mark your calendars for our Winter Food Workshops!

 We invite food lovers, gardeners and farmers to learn how to freeze, dry, can, cookand grow autumn and winter crops at our “Winter Food Project” workshop series at Common Ground High School.
“Preserving the Harvest (on a budget) – Freezing and Drying” on Saturday, October 15 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm will focus on preparing blanched kale, frozen beans and dried tomatoes and fruit. 
“Preserving the Harvest – Canning” taught by Wyatt Whiteman, owner of 1760 Farm House LLC, will also be on October 15 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm.  Participants will prepare and can different types of foods and will take home a sample jar to enjoy.
“Cooking with Seasonal Food” will be led by Jane Maher wonderful cook and former owner of Snooty Foods in Oxford, CT on Saturday, October 22 from 1:00pm – 3:00. Ms. Maher will share and demonstrate delicious recipes featuring local winter vegetables including kale, sweet potato and winter squash.
“Indoor Food and Flower Gardening” will be held on Saturday, November 12 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Come and learn about the best varieties, containers, growing methods and harvesting techniques to keep growing vegetables and flowers through the winter!
Check out photos from our canning workshops in 2010!


All fall workshops cost $10 and will be located at Common Ground High School at 358 Springside Avenue, New Haven.  For more information or to register please visit CT NOFA’s homepage: or call our office at (203)888-5146.  For more information about Common Ground High School visit

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