Posts Tagged ‘workshops’

Sustainable Nantucket launches premier issue of new annual publication ~ Nantucket Grown™

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

***View & download Nantucket Grown™: click here.***

We are delighted to announce that we have just released the premier issue of Nantucket Grown™, a new annual publication designed to expand our Nantucket Grown™ branding and outreach campaign encouraging island visitors and residents to source their produce and products locally.


2011 Workshops – Series: Preserving the Bounty

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Photo by David Fisher via Flickr

Register for one or all three workshops:

a. Canning, Dehydrating, Pickling, and Freezing

In one workshop, learn the basics you need to get started preserving fresh food from your own garden or local farms.  Food preservation can seem intimidating but is actually very easy to do in your own kitchen once you’ve learned about some of the basic tools, recipes and safety steps.  In this workshop, you will learn about dehydrating and freezing food and participate in demonstrations of water bath canning and pickling.

This is a one day workshop, offered twice in 2011.

Class Fee: $45.00
Materials Fee: No more than – $15.00
Teacher: Jen Karberg
Dates: March 9th or April 5th, 2011
Times: 6pm-9pm
Location: Nantucket High School /Nantucket Community School

TO REGISTER: This course is being conducted in partnership with the Nantucket Community School. To register, please contact the Nantucket Community School after February 1st, 2011. Information can be found at

b. Fruit Butter, Pickles and Relishes

Keep your meals vibrant with homemade treats! In this workshop, you learn to make your own flavors of butter, how to pickle your favorite veggies and make fun and original relishes.
Class Fee: $45.00
Materials Fee: No more than -$15.00
Teacher: Mary Wawro
Dates: March 5th, 2011
Times: 10am-1pm
Location:Mary Wawro’s Home


c. Pectin, Marmalade and Chutney

Make a smash at your next party! In this workshop, you will learn the basics of making marmalade and chutney, by harnessing the power of pectin. We’ll use various types of citrus, tomatoes, and fruits.

Class Fee: $45.00
Materials Fee: $15.00
Teacher: Mary Wawro
Dates: May 7th, 2010
Time: 10am-1pm
Location: Mary Wawro’s home.
Last Date to Sign up: May 4th, 2011


For a full list of workshops and our refund policy, click here.