Funded by Our Cowichan Communities Health Network (OCCHN), Cowichan Green Community (CGC) is hosting a series of FREE food preservation workshops geared toward young families.  This project aims to teach or feature a variety of preservation techniques in workshop format from pickling, dehydration and freezing to hot water-bath and pressure canning.

DATE TIMES Preservation Workshops
Mar 24 12pm- 4pm Canning Applesauce & Dehydrating Fruit
Apr 21 12pm– 4pm Pressure Canning: Salmon
May 12 12pm- 4pm Culturing Foods: Kombucha, Keifer, Yogurt
June 9 12pm-4pm Strawberry Jam
June 23 12pm-4pm Strawberry-Rhubarb

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If you are interested in attending any of these workshops or wish to learn more please visit our website:  Space in these workshops are limited so contact Debra from the Cowichan Green Community to reserve your spot today!

Phone: 250-748-8506 or email:

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