Growing Local NOLA to host free jam making and pickling class this Thursday



Growing Local NOLA in development.
  • Growing Local NOLA in development.

If your garden (or CSA box) is overflowing with a bounty of summer vegetables, come learn how to preserve them for year round enjoyment at Growing Local NOLA's free jam making and pickling class July 24.

A collaborative project between the New Orleans Food and Farm Network and Recirculating Farms Coalition, the class will teach attendees how to create a quick and tasty pepper jelly, pickled onions and pickled peppers.

Growing Local NOLA, an urban farm currently in development in Central City, has plans to host a number of community cooking and nutrition classes once open for business.

"We are so excited to be preparing for our official opening, and to offer a wide range of classes to the community: from farmer and gardener trainings to health supportive, local cooking," said Executive Director Marianne Cufone.

Interested participants should RSVP to to ensure there are enough vegetables and supplies.

WHAT: Growing Local NOLA jamming and pickling class
WHERE: 1750 Carondelet St.
WHEN: Thursday, July 24, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

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