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Preserving Wild Food

  • YMCA Bush Capital Lodge 191 Dryandra Street O'Connor, ACT, 2602 Australia (map)

This is the second workshop in Susan Hutchinson‘s two-part workshop series about foraging and cooking wild food. If you’d like to learn about foraging wild food please book into Susan’s Urban Foraging Walk workshop on Saturday 4 February, 4-6pm.

Food preservation is an ancient practice that has evolved and advanced over the centuries. The benefits include long term storage without refrigeration, making the most of locally grown and foraged produce when it is in season and a huge sense of satisfaction. Avid urban forager, Susan Hutchinson will be showing you how to take advantage of a foraged bounty by preserving it for seasons to come. In the past Susan has made delicious concoctions such as wild reshape syrup, mulberry and red wine dessert sauce, crab apple jelly, rosemary and hawthorn jelly, fennel and lemon pesto and her own ‘haw-sin’/hoisin sauce made from foraged hawthorn berries.

The workshop includes course notes, recipes, and a small jar of preserves/cordial to take home. Please bring your own apron.


Earlier Event: 31 January
Brewing Kombucha
Later Event: 21 February
Growing a Medicinal Garden