Simple Preserving Methods with Baguette & Butter

After Plant Chicago’s (garden themed) Farmers Market, Join Amanda McLemore of Baguette & Butter to learn simple preserving methods you can do at home.

What you’ll learn:
The workshop will cover how to preserve produce without canning. Each participant will learn simple freezing, drying and curing methods that can both save money, eliminate processed foods which contain excess preservatives and artificial ingredients as well as food packaging. At the end of the demonstration, attendees will get a chance to make their own herb mix to take home as well as recipe cards of the demonstrated preserved foods.

About Baguette & Butter:
Baguette & Butter is a company with a mission to nurture a sustainable American food culture through the kitchen, gardening, and simple life skills. B&B hosts workshops both online and in person. They offer sustainable and local recipes to aid in reducing food waste and eliminate food packaging. B&B is home to The Online Allotment, an online community forum that nurtures victory gardens by teaching how to plant, grow, and harvest food.

About Amanda:
Amanda McLemore is a chef, gardener, and founder of Baguette & Butter. She has always called the Midwest home and her cooking style shows nothing short of it. Amanda desires to change the way the American diet is defined by teaching the skills and tools necessary to build community through the garden and table. Amanda is as well the host of Clarified, a video series created after she gave up the grocery store for a year to better connect with local food.

General workshop admission is $15. We’re offering $5 off for residents of Back of the Yards/New City area (60609 zip) – email Kassie at kassandra@plantchicago.org for promo code to enter at checkout.

Feel free to call Plant Chicago at (773) 847-5523 or email us at info@plantchicago.org with any questions.

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