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Welcome to Dianne’s Country Kitchen. Canning tomatoes and making salsa is the third in WEI’s four-part series on food preservation, an important component of sustainability and caring for your health.  With Dianne Patras; Master Gardener, Food Preservationist


Canning Tomatoes  and Salsa

When:  Saturday, Aug 29,  2020, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Where: WEI’s Amador Hill Farm and Orchard, 15715 River Road, North Branch MN

Instructor: Dianne Patras; Master Gardener, Food Preservationist

Registration Fee: $45

In this class, we will discuss general preservation procedures, safety guidelines and regulations for canning tomatoes and making salsa. Hands-on we will be canning whole tomatoes, making tomato sauce and canning salsa.  Be sure to bring a box to carry your hot jars home. Dream about putting all your garden tomatoes into winter soups and hot dishes. Dianne is a perfect teacher to teach you how to can with confidence.

Instructor Bio: Dianne Patras is a Chisago County Master Gardener and University of Minnesota Food Preservationist volunteer and educator. She brings a cross-generational approach to the art of ‘putting up’ food, an important component of sustainable living. 

REGISTER HERE (coming soon)

Consider taking the whole series of food preservation classes:  Berries, Jellies, and Jams; Making Pickles: Canning Tomatoes; Sauerkraut