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Jul 27

Preserving the Harvest-Food Preservation Classes

Adena Mansion and Gardens •  Sun, Jul 27, 2014 @ 2:00 pm

AdenaMansion and Gardens will host Preserving the Harvest -Food Preservation Classes on Sunday, July 27, from 2pm-4pm.


Learn the basic techniques of safely canning and freezing foods like jams & jellies, pickling, waterbaths, freezing, blanching, and pressure canning. Lisa Barlage, of the OSU Ross County Extension Office, will present a workshop on preserving your own garden produce. The workshop will include recipes, tips,and suggestions. She will explain how to use tools and touch upon various techniques used in the process of canning. Workshop participates are encouraged to bring their pressure cookers to have then tested for accuracy. This event is offered at no cost. To pre-register by July 23, call (740) 772-1500.


AdenaMansion was the home of Ohio’s sixth governor, Thomas Worthington. AdenaMansion and Garden Society manages the site on behalf of Ohio History Connection. Adena is located at the south end of Adena Road, off Pleasant Valley Road, which is the first road off State Route 104, just north of the US 35 interchange at the north edge of Chillicothe.


Admission: $8.00 for adults, $7.00 for seniors, $4.00 for children 6 and up, free for OHC and AMGS members and children under 5. Tours on Sundays begin at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30. The grounds open at noon and close at 5:00 pm.


For more information, please call 740-772-1500, email, or visit


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