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Windcrest Farm – Ginger Harvest Workshop
October 1 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
One event on October 1, 2017 at 3:00pm
One event on October 19, 2017 at 3:00pm
PCG Member Mary Roberts will be conducting a hands-on workshop designed to help you get the most from your fresh baby ginger harvest and preserve a stash for the year.
Learn why fresh, local and USDA Certified Organic ginger is so important to your health and the history of how this unique products became part of the Windcrest Farm story. Visit the grow house and harvest fresh baby ginger. Experiencing the aromatherapy and delight of pulling fresh, pearl white baby ginger from the ground is a unique experience for ginger lovers!
Prepare your ginger for use and storage – it’s all about roots, rhizomes, and greens. By embracing the whole plant, pulled from our nutrient rich soil, you will gain new appreciation for this delicious, nutritious and medicinal plant.
Preserve the harvest – we will show you how to prepare your fresh ginger for year-long freezer storage and provide you with the opportunity to process your ginger fresh from the ground during the workshop.
Workshop Features Include
- Cutting and storing whole pieces and slices
- Fresh use and storage
- Freezer ready packs – quick wrap and vacuum sealing
- Creating “quick use” ginger
- Ginger puree ice cubes
- Ginger “tincture”
- Pickled ginger
- Dried ginger
- Ginger syrup
- Ginger Salt & Sugar
- What to do with the leaves and stalks – teas and flavorings
- Growing your own ginger – planning for a spring crop
(with tasting samples) for daily and special occasion dishes using fresh baby ginger
- Ginger cookies and bread
- Green drinks
- Ginger salad dressing
- Ginger cocktail
Class size is limited to 10 students.
(NOTE: Fresh ginger and packaging materials sold separately)
- October 1
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
- Event Category:
- PCG Member Event
- Event Tags:
- Farm Event, Ginger