March Canning Schedule!




The March Class schedule is in!


Sign up as classes fill quickly for some of these.

What you get when you pay for a class:

1) Knowledge! You get to learn how to make a new recipe from scratch. You get to learn how to can that recipe. You get to learn how to utilize that canned product into a meal for you and/or your family.

2) You get a snack or meal, depending on what the class is! This is so you can taste what you made and to get one idea of how to use use that jar.

3) You get to meet new people and make new friends! Lots of people have made new and lasting friendships from our classes.

4) By purchasing a class, you are also supporting the Cannery! Every class helps keep our doors open by helping us pay our bills. We are a non-profit Organization and rely on donations, classes, grants, Cannery store purchases and Volunteers to keep us up and running.

5) You get to shop in our Cannery store and check out what local small businesses have to offer while waiting for your jars to process. Every purchase helps a local small business and helps support the Cannery!

6) You always go home with 1 jar of what you made that day, a recipe to make it again on your own and the hands on experience!





How to Make Mustard!


Date: March 2, 2022

Time: 11 am - 2 pm

Teacher: Janet

Description: In this class, you will learn the process of making homemade mustard.


HOMEMADE MUSTARDS - Yellow, Dijon, and Whole Grain In this class we will be making and canning three different mustards using a water bath method. These homemade mustard recipes are surprisingly easy to make and are more flavorful than the squeeze bottle store mustard. You may never use store-bought mustard again!


All Students will go home with a jar of each type of mustard made in class.


.This is a hands-on class.


Price: $30 per person


This class is limited to a max 8 persons.


Classes are non-refundable

https://www.hernandogrowers.org/bookings-checkout/how-to-make-mustard?referral=service_list_widget



March Introduction to Canning Series


This is a four-week hands-on preservation course that involves both water bath and pressure canning. The course will focus on safe canning practices including sterilization, how to properly fill jars, how to ensure a proper seal, and how to process using both methods. Everyone will go home each week with a jar of what is made in class.


We also always taste what is made so you have an idea of what to expect.


Week 1 – Water Bath Canning Relish - Sweet Cucumber Relish


Friday March 4


5 pm to 8 pm


Sweet Cucumber Relish is a great relish that can be used for multiple purposes. This relish is great on hot dogs, burgers, mixed in deviled eggs, Potato Salad, Egg Salad and so much more!


https://www.hernandogrowers.org/bookings-checkout/march-introduction-to-canning-series?referral=service_list_widget





Dill Pickles & Bread and Butter Pickles


Date: Thursday March 10, 2022


Time: 11 am to 2 pm


Teacher: Janet


Description: In this Class, we will prepare and can dill pickle spears & bread and butter pickles!!! Learn how to make crisp pickles! All Students will go home with a jar of product made in class.


This is a hands-on class.


Price: $40 per person


This class is limited to a max 8 persons.


Classes are non-refundable


https://www.hernandogrowers.org/bookings-checkout/dill-pickles-bread-and-butter-pickles?referral=service_list_widget





March Introduction to Canning Series Class 2


Week 2 – Water Bath Canning - Jam or Jelly (TBA)


Friday March 11


5 pm to 8 pm


In this class we will be learning to make an in season Fruit Jam or a jelly. The jam will be announced as we get closer to the class so we can see what the local farmers will have available.


https://www.hernandogrowers.org/bookings-checkout/march-introduction-to-canning-series?referral=service_list_widget





Tomatoes Galore!


In this Four Part Series you will learn 4 different ways to utilize those tomatoes!


Cost of this class is $125 for all 4 weeks.


Class 1


Diced Rotel Style Tomatoes


Date: March 12, 2022


Time: 11 am to 2 pm


Teacher: Nancy O' Leary and Janet Clark

Description: In this class you will learn how to make those delicious Diced Rotel Style tomatoes that are multi use. These can be added to chili, casseroles, and more!


All Students will go home with a jar of product made in class.


This is a hands-on class.


https://www.hernandogrowers.org/bookings-checkout/tomatoes-galore?referral=service_list_widget





Mongolian Beef


Date: Sunday March 13, 2022


Time: 1 pm to 4 pm


Teacher: Angela Okrasinski


Description: In this class you will learn how to make and can Mongolian Beef. This meal is great served over rice! As always, we try what we make in class =)


All Students will go home with a jar of product made in class.


This is a hands-on class.


Price: $45 per person


This class is limited to a max 10 persons.


Classes are non-refundable


https://www.hernandogrowers.org/bookings-checkout/mongolian-beef?referral=service_list_widget




Chicken and Gravy in a Jar


Date: Thursday, March 17, 2022


Time: 11 am to 2 pm


Teacher: Janet


Description: This is almost a complete meal in a jar! Just thicken it to finish the gravy when you heat it, then pour over potatoes or rice. We will be using the pressure canning method to preserve this deliciousness.


All Students will go home with a jar of product made in class.


This is a hands-on class.


Price: $45 per person


This class is limited to a max 8 persons.


Classes are non-refundable


https://www.hernandogrowers.org/bookings-checkout/chicken-and-gravy-in-a-jar?referral=service_list_widget





Introduction to Home Canning Series


Week 3 – Pressure Canning Vegetables


Friday March 18


5 pm to 8 pm


In this class we will be pressure canning in season Vegetables. We will discuss how the vegetables you use will determine the time needed for processing. We will also make cornbread from scratch.


https://www.hernandogrowers.org/bookings-checkout/march-introduction-to-canning-series?referral=service_list_widget




Tomatoes Galore!


Class 2


Salsa!


Date: March 19, 2022


Time: 11 am to 2 pm


Teacher: Nancy O' Leary and Janet Clark


Description: In this class you will learn how to make a simple tasty salsa.


All Students will go home with a jar of product made in class.


This is a hands-on class.


https://www.hernandogrowers.org/bookings-checkout/tomatoes-galore?referral=service_list_widget





Blueberry Jam


Date: March 22, 2022


Time: 5 pm to 7:30 pm


Teacher: Angela Okrasinski


Description: In this Class, we will prepare and can blueberry jam!!! Blueberries are in season now. (when class is held) So we will get them from a local farm!!


All Students will go home with a jar of product made in class.


This is a hands-on class.


Price: $30 per person


This class is limited to a max 10 persons.


Classes are non-refundable


https://www.hernandogrowers.org/bookings-checkout/blueberry-jam?referral=service_list_widget




March Introduction to Home Canning Series


Week 4 – Pressure Canning Recipes - Beef Stew


Friday March 25


5 pm to 8 pm


In the final class for the course we will make beef stew. This is a great simple recipe that you can grab right off the shelf, heat up and eat!


We will also make biscuits from scratch.


All classes are non-refundable.


https://www.hernandogrowers.org/bookings-checkout/march-introduction-to-canning-series?referral=service_list_widget




Tomatoes Galore!


Class 3


Tomato Jam


Date: March 26, 2022


Time: 11 am to 2 pm


Teacher: Nancy O' Leary and Janet Clark


Description: In this class you will learn how to make Tomato Jam. Tomato Jam can be used on top of burrata cheese and serve with toasted crostini. You can slather tomato jam on whole-wheat bread with Boursin cheese and thick-cut roasted turkey. Serve alongside scrambled eggs and toast. So many different ways!


All Students will go home with a jar of product made in class.


This is a hands-on class.


https://www.hernandogrowers.org/bookings-checkout/tomatoes-galore?referral=service_list_widget




Spicy Pineapple Chicken


Date: Sunday March 27, 2022


Time: 1 pm to 4 pm


Teacher: Angela


Description: In this class you will learn to make and can Spicy Pineapple Chicken. This dish is great served over rice. As always we try what we make in class while waiting on processing time.


All Students will go home with a jar of product made in class.


This is a hands-on class.


Price: $45 per person


This class is limited to a max10 persons.


Classes are non-refundable


https://www.hernandogrowers.org/bookings-checkout/spicy-pineapple-chicken?referral=service_list_widget

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