10 South Emerson, Mount Prospect, IL 60056 | 847/253-5675

One Green World: Grow It! Can It! Eat It! : Ask your questions here for 6/29

You can be a successful gardener and make the world a little greener. This class will take you through the process of choosing, planting, nurturing, and harvesting vegetables that are ideal candidates for canning. Never canned or preserved anything? We’ll show you the basic steps and share easy recipes so you can enjoy the “fruits” of your labor all year long.  You can register for this program here:  Grow It! Can It! Eat It!

Already thinking of questions or concerns? Make this class more personally rewarding and productive by asking your specific questions via the Comments link below. We’ll forward your questions to the presenters, Mary Courvisier and Kathleen Neumeier, who will come to class with answers and suggestions.

Courvisier , a degreed Horticulturist, certified Advanced Master Gardener, and member of the American Horticultural Society, is a gardening enthusiast who strongly believes in promoting the use of native plants and ecologically friendly solutions to your gardening problems. Neumeier brings 10 years of expertise canning, freezing, and preserving her homegrown vegetables.

Here's where you can retrieve the program's content info: Download PlantItCanItEatIt_Final 

By MPPL on May 7, 2010 Categories: Uncategorized

2 Responses

  1. Want to where to purchase canning jars in Mt Prospect. Mason and Bell jars in particular.

  2. Janet Welch says:

    Can tomatoes be safely be canned (jars) without using salt? For stewed tomatoes, do all the components need to be cooked first? Can they be done safely without salt? Is it safe to add a fresh basil leaf or two to a jar of tomatoes before processing them?