Michael Blakeney
Michael Blakeney Michael Blakeney started gardening in his backyard 25 years ago as a high school teacher. He now dedicates himself to a deeper study of horticulture and human health. Michael is an avid canner and sells goods at his local grocery. Michael oversees innovation and product development activities for Backyard, a suite of garden-based personal care products. He has blogged about his garden for the Cooking Channel, and his garden has been featured in The New York Times Magazine.

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Classes by this instructor

Turn organic cucumbers and spices into a jar of delicious dill pickles using the tried- and-true process great-grandma used. Designed for beginners, and using the classic Ball Jar with separate lid and sealer ring, this class covers the basics-from recipes to food prep to sterilizing. We'll discus more...
09/24 Su 10:00am-01:00pm Blakeney
Get a little messy making late-summer fruit jam! Learn the basics of preserving without additives, discover new recipes, and cover the latest safety tips, while making a batch of jam that will transport you back to the warmth of summer, even in the dark of winter.

10/01 Su 10:00am-01:00pm Blakeney