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Fermented Sauces and Salsas #3 (open to waitlisted registrants only)

Compost Education Centre
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Nov 30 1:00PM - 3:00PM

*Please note:Thank you for your interest in the Compost Education Centre's workshops.This workshop is open to previous Fermented Salsas and Sauces waitlisted applicants only. Due to administrative capacity, if your name is not on the waitlist your ticket will be immediately cancelled and refunded.

It is a big deal for the Compost Education Centre to receive so much interest from folks wanting to learn food literacy. We view this as an expression of genuine desire to build individual and communal skills around local food security. We are honored to be a part of this growth and we are striving to respond to this call effectively and efficiently.

As you may know, the CEC is a small organization,please bear with us as we negotiate alternative options for teaching and hosting our most popular workshops.*

Lets make fermented hot sauce! This spicy condiment is not only delicious, but also a way of naturally preserving peppers and other ingredients, by harnessing healthy bacteria. At this hands-on workshop, we'll make some hot sauce, and taste a selection of fermented condiments. Well also discuss modern and traditional methods of culturing foods, safety, and techniques. Each participant will take home their own jar of hot sauce.

Instructor Bio:Lindsay Kearns learned home food preservation techniques from her parents, who had her assist with their annual tomato sauce canning marathons from a young age. Despite those labourious beginnings, her love of food in jars grew with her into adulthood, where it nests well into her general obsession for all things do-it-yourself. Her favourite pickle is bread-and-butter made with sliced cucumbers and onions, and this is her fourth year of teaching canning classes outside of her own kitchen.

Only current members in good standing are eligible to use the free ticket option as a part of their member benefits package.

Please pre-register for this event.

Customers can request a refund within 30 days of ticket purchase.

You can also register for the event by calling our office at 250 386 9676 or via email by contacting

The Compost Education Centre is located on unceded and occupied Indigenous territories, specifically the land of the Lekwungen speaking peoplethe Esquimalt and Songhees Nations. These nations are two of many, made up of individuals who have lived within the porous boundaries of what is considered Coast Salish, Nuu-Chah-Nulth and Kwakwa'wakw Territory (Vancouver Island) since time immemorial. At the CEC we seek to respect, honour and continually grow our own understandings of Indigenous rights and history, and to fulfill our responsibilities as settlers, who live and work directly with the land and its complex, vital ecologies and our diverse, evolving communities.

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