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Canning FUNdamentals Demo – Michigan Apple Fest, Sparta MI

September 22, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm


The Canning Diva® breaks down the preservation basics of water bathing and pressure canning in this fun Canning 101 basics demonstration. Learn how pH, time and temperature play a vital role in safe canning practices and gain insightful canning tips making this canning season much more joyful! Bring your canning questions and recipes of concern so Diane, The Canning Diva®, can assist you best!

The Canning Diva® will be on-site for an hour teaching fun water bath and pressure canning techniques every home canner will find useful throughout the year. She will also bring with her both copies of her book, Canning Full Circle: Garden to Jar to Table and The Complete Guide to Pressure Canning: Everything You Need to Know to Can Meats, Vegetables, Meals in a Jar and More, to sell at a discount and will personalize your copies. She will also have Canning Gel and supplies on-site to purchase at a discount – just in time for canning season.

Who is The Canning Diva®?

Diane Devereaux is a Michigan native who has lived in the Greater Grand Rapids area for more than a decade. Diane started Canning her thirteenth summer. She immediately grew a passion for the art. In addition to the family’s garden, she grew her very own garden at the mere age of 15! It was at this young age that she learned the benefits of natural pest control; crop rotation and healthy soil factors; heirloom seed production and collection; healthy meal creation and, of course, preserving her garden’s beautiful bounty.

Diane is an avid supporter of non-GMO seeds/products and advocates the growth of crops without chemicals, pesticides and genetic manipulation. She is a firm believer in consumers having the right to know the contents of what they ingest and is a proud supporter of honest and forthright labeling of all foods. It is because of this belief she chooses to home can throughout the year, stacking the cards in her favor, to provide a healthy lifestyle for herself and her family.


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