Preserving the Harvest


Rows of colorful jars of jam line a countertop.Learn home preservation methods and continue to enjoy your seasonal bounty well into the fall and winter months. Do you find yourself with piles of zucchini or mounds of berries during harvest season? Don’t let them go to waste! Learn how and what to freeze, dehydrate, ferment, and can. Watch a step-by-step canning demonstration, and go home armed with all the tips and tricks you need to do it yourself. 

Instructor: Emily Paster, author and founder of Chicago Food Swap
Note: Held indoors. Limit 35


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Schedule and Location

Saturday, July 28, 2018, 10 a.m. to noon
Cudahy Room, Administration Building

Fees and Admission

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

$29.00 member
$34.00 nonmember

Registration Information

BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 (or to be waitlisted, M-F, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
IN PERSON: Stop by Visitor Center during open hours.

Weather Cancellation Hotline
Classes run rain or shine unless there is a threat of server weather. If severe weather is forecast please call 630-719-7979 for updates on weather related cancellations.