Preserving the Harvest

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At this point your garden is thriving, and likely producing more than you can eat. Learn how to preserve your harvest through canning, freezing and fermentation techniques taught by professional chefs. Preserve the fruits of your labor all through winter!

The class will take place atop the FOOD ROOF Farm. Enjoy learning how to preserve your harvest in the surrounds of a thriving urban farm in downtown St Louis!

About the Educators:
Professional chefs and husband and wife duo Dave Owens and Maggie Kelly are teaming up to lead this workshop.

Learn for a Cause:
All proceeds support the nonprofit Urban Harvest STL and their FOOD ROOF Farm project where they grow healthy, organic food for underserved communities in St Louis.

What to Bring

pen and paper to take notes

Minimum age

All ages welcome

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Urban Harvest STL

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Urban Harvest STL empowers communities to cultivate equitable access to healthy, sustainably grown food and enhance biodiversity in cities. We envision vibrant cities where under-utilized spaces are transformed into productive urban farms which restore natural ecosystems and engage people of all ages to create stronger, more nourishing bonds with each other - and with nature.

We built the first rooftop farm in the St Louis, the FOOD ROOF Farm, atop a building downtown. The FOOD ROOF Farm is a unique, innovative project and a platform for urban agriculture and sustainable design. This project serves as a catalyst to improve overall health and well-being of our community.

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