Millstone Farm Offers Canning, Pickling & Preserving Workshops

Annie Farrell at her stovetop with water bath and pressure cooker

Millstone Farm in Wilton is offering two, hands-on preserving workshops, one on canning and freezing tomatoes and the other on making pickles and preserves. Both are held at the farm so please dress appropriately.

Not sure what to expect? Read our feature article about last  year’s tomato canning event here

Annie Farrell's hutch at Millstone Farm stocked with canned fruits and vegetables.

Canning & Preserving Tomatoes
Sat. Sept. 27: 10am – 1pm
Join Annie Farrell and others at Millstone Farm and learn how to preserve your summer tomatoes so they can last you all winter long. Learn the basics of canning, freezing, and methods of storing tomatoes. Come prepared to chop, cook, can, and taste.  We will use water bath method, and discuss pressure canning.  We will tour the farm if time and weather allow. Up to 20 participants. $30 per person.

Pickles & Preserving
Sat. Oct.18: 10am-1pm

In the Millstone kitchen, farmer Annie Farrell will make pickles and preserves for wonderful winter eating. Hands on, so dress accordingly. We will tour the farm if time and weather allow. Up to 20 participants. $30 per person.

To reserve a spot, mail a check to Workshops, Millstone Farm, 180 Millstone Rd., Wilton, CT 06897. Include an email, phone number and number of participants. Questions? Contact jhausman@millstonefarm.org.

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