GardenSmart Workshop: Water Bath Canning 101

Preserve the Harvest: Water Bath Canning 101

You’re looking forward to harvesting the summer’s bounty, but where will you put it? Canning is a time-honoured way of preserving food. In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn how to:

  • Can with food safety in mind using the water bath method
  • Follow the steps of safe food preservation
  • Understand the science behind the canning process

Instructor: Karen Dar Woon

Karen Dar Woon has been a culinary professional since 2003.  She facilitates cooking and food preservation workshops for groups throughout Metro Vancouver and has provided expert content for on-line discussion forums, radio, tv and newspapers. Karen believes that personal and community food security are improved when people can “eat what you buy/grow, and buy what you eat.” With a background in chemistry and graphic arts, Karen combines her skills and talents to create art on a plate. As Your Secret Chef, she provides personalized, in-home cooking lessons and catering services. Karen can be reached via email at and on twitter @yoursecretchef

Registration: You can register here for this workshop. If you are unable to book online, you can call the Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre to register: 604-990-3755