Monday, July 21, 2014

Upcoming Events

Saturday, August 2, 1-8pm: Farm Workday and Happy Hour With Great Lakes Brewing Co. and Earth Bread and Brewery Join us on August 2nd, at 1pm, to lend a hand at one of the farms (which farm to be determined). Then celebrate a hard day’s work and join us as we partner with Great Lakes Brewing Company to host a happy hour at Earth Bread and Brewery - all volunteers will receive two drink tokens for GLBC beers at Earth Bread after the event, and there will be flatbread specials with produce fresh from the farms!
Tuesday, August 5, 7-9 p.m.: Introduction to Canning Tomatoes with Marisa McClellan
Learn the basics of tomato preservation and boiling water bath canning with cookbook author and Food in Jars blogger Marisa McClellan. She'll walk you through the steps of prepping, packing, and preserving whole peeled tomatoes. All students will go home with the recipe and canning details, as well as a jar of the tomatoes made in class that day. At Chestnut Hill Friends Meetinghouse, 20 E. Mermaid Lane. $30. Register at
Tuesday, August 19, 6-7:30 p.m.: Sauerkraut Workshop
Join us at the Henry Got Crops farm to learn about making the simplest fermented food around - sauerkraut. We'll learn the basics as well as how to add different flavors, textures, and nutritional benefits. Fee includes taking home one small jar of sauerkraut. $15 at the door.
Addresses for Upcoming Events:
*Saul – WW Henry Got Crops Farm at Saul Agricultural High School, across the street from 7100 Henry Ave.
*Awbury – WW Mort Brooks Memorial Farm at Awbury Arboretum, 1011 E. Washington Ln.
*Chestnut Hill Friends Meetinghouse – 20 East Mermaid Lane Philadelphia, PA 19118

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