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Pint-Sized Preserving

When: Sat., Sept. 11, 11 a.m. 2010

Get your family back into the kitchen to preserve the bounty of the season and create new traditions. Learn simple preserving techniques to capture the harvest, including quick pickling, fruit preserves, and oven drying. Learn how to package these goodies as gifts using leftover berry boxes from the farmer’s market and old holiday cardsPresented by Melissa Graham, founder and president of Purple Asparagus, membership chair for Green City Market, and author of Little Locavores, a blog full of delicious morsels about family, food, and fun fresh from the farmers’ market. To register, email info@purpleasparagus.com or call Purple Asparagus at 773-991-1920.

Price: $40/adult-child pair, $10/additional child.

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