On September 8, 2012, Root & Branch will be offering Preserving the Harvest: Taking local eating to the next level. At this workshop we’ll be exploring ways to make the most of the growing season and eat locally year round. Building the skills to preserve and store local foods through the winter is key toContinue reading “Ramping up local eating by preserving the harvest”
Category Archives: Fermentation
Prairie kimchi adventures
At last week’s Food Preservation Drop In, we started a batch of prairie kimchi. What on earth is such a thing, you may be asking? Well, if you’ve ever eaten Korean food, you’ve probably tried kimchi. Traditionally, it’s Chinese cabbage, radishes, scallions and other vegetables seasoned with garlic, hot peppers and ginger fermented until itContinue reading “Prairie kimchi adventures”
Why food preservation? And why now??
In Saskatchewan, where most of us have just barely got our gardens planted, it might seem early to start thinking about harvest time. But actually, now is the best time to plan how to manage the bounty that promises to slam us over the next few months! This next few weeks is like the calmContinue reading “Why food preservation? And why now??”
Food Preservation 101 (a Root & Branch workshop)
Saturday, June 23, 2012 – 10 am to 5 pm* Heritage Community Association (100-1654 11th Ave, Regina) $100 (includes the food that you preserve: fermented sauerkraut, canned tomatoes and dried fruit) Get ready to make the most of this summer’s harvest! This full-day, hands-on workshop is geared towards people who want to increase their foodContinue reading “Food Preservation 101 (a Root & Branch workshop)”