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Adult Canning Classes

Fall/Winter Programs


(13 yr olds – Adults)

Homemade applesauce is one of the most delicious treats you can make from scratch, and it doesn’t take much time at all! Each participant will make applesauce from a half bushel of apples. Participants are asked to bring a paring knife, a large knife, cutting board, and two large stock pots (6-10 quart size). All other supplies provided.

  • Cost: $24r/$36nr
  • Day/Date: Tuesday, October 2
  • Session 1: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Session 2: 7:30pm – 9:30pm
  • Location: Cityside Middle School, Room 135

Pie Crusts

(13 yr olds – Adults)

Who doesn’t love a flaky pie crust? We’ll teach you how to use up some of those extra apples you always have around the house and everyone will take home a delicious pie made with their homemade crust. Participants are asked to bring one large mixing bowl, paring knife, rolling pin and a glass pie plate. All other supplies provided.

  • Register online for Pie Crusts Class or call (616) 748-3230.
  • Cost: $17r/$29nr
  • Session 1: Tuesday, October 9 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Session 2: Tuesday, October 16 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Location: Cityside Middle School, Room 135

Spring/Summer Programs

Jams & Jellies

2019 Date TBD

Learn how to preserve two different types of jams using homegrown fruit that your family will enjoy and you will enjoy giving as gifts to that special person in your life. Participants are asked to bring a paring knife. An apron is suggested. All other supplies provided. Registration opens in February, 2019.