Pickling, Drying, & Sugaring Day

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Pickling, Drying, & Sugaring Day

Date
Sat., Aug 25, 2018, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location
21899 County Road 118
Preston, MN 55965

Map

Contact
507-765-2785
forestville@mnhs.org
Cost
Included with $6-8 site admission/MNHS members free

Throughout the growing season, there are periods of shortage and abundance of foods, making preservation an essential part of life. Assist the gardeners in picking the freshest and plumpest garden vegetables including peppers, cucumbers, beets, onions, cabbage, and other heirloom varieties, all traditionally found in Thomas Meighen's garden.

Then head inside the kitchen as interpreters demonstrate various 19th-century food preservation techniques, including ways to preserve meats, vegetables, and fruits, and employing sugar, vinegar, salt, and alcohol as preservatives. Preserving demonstrations will depend on available produce.


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