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Welcome to Dianne’s Country Kitchen. Canning tomatoes and making salsais the third in WEI’s four-part series on food preservation, an important component of sustainability and caring for your health. 



When:  Saturday August 24th, 2019, 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: $35

Full Course Description:

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.

For more information on more upcoming food preservation classes, click on each class below: