Americana Academy Workshop: Food Preservation
Wednesday, September 28 • 3:00-5:00 pm
Discover all the techniques that have been used for centuries to make crops last over the winter! Learn which foods are best for drying, fermenting, pickling or canning, using the harvest from our farm. You’ll be surprised how long foods can be kept, even without refrigeration! A great way to improve sustainability and self-sufficiency, this course also builds awareness of where our foods come from and how not to waste them.
Duration: 2 hours
Location: Lippitt Farmstead
Class Fee: Members $10, Non-members $15, Juniors (12-16) $10.
Registration is recommended by calling (607) 547-1461, though walk-ins are welcome.
About Americana Academy
The Farmers' Museum has long held a mastery of folk art traditions and fine craftsmanship among living history museums in the United States. Finally, we have hands-on educational opportunities to match: Introducing the Americana Academy! With a vast array of workshops for every level of experience, the Americana Academy allows people to develop real trade and craft skills from silversmithing to hand-sewing and everything in-between. Taught by expert interpreters with years of experience under their tool belts, students will come away from our classes with exciting new knowledge and ability. Be a pioneer in your own life and discover what you're capable of creating!