Dehydration Workshop

Saturday September 16, 10 am-12 pm
Hosted by Chelsea Schafer
Free- 20 participant max

Want to learn what food dehydration is all about? Come out for a session and hands on learning of the process of dehydrating your fruits and vegetables. We will use tomatoes and grapes for both outdoor and indoor methods. This class will cover all the stages from prep to the plate. We will also provide some additional free resources to use for guidance!

Chelsea Alexandra Schafer is a California native with a background in Public Health focusing on Epidemiology and Environmental Health Sciences. She is the current Vice President of the Los Angeles Garden Club organizing events in the local community connecting members to surrounding organizations and resources. She also operates a meet up group in Los Angeles, Think Space Collective. Their mission is to bring environmental awareness, including wastewater treatment and purification, through art, science, and technology. The group works to connect community members to other local organizations that meet the interests of it’s members in hopes of spurring innovative future projects. She is dedicated to improving the overall health (mental, physical, and social well-being) of others by creating educational programs, through teaching technical methods and art forms. Her current work is communicable disease prevention and reporting while completing her thesis with the City of Long Beach Health and Human Services Department.

Our program costs go directly towards compensation of the instructors and staffers who work the event. We want to make programming as accessible as possible to anyone who is interested, however, so we offer volunteer opportunities in exchange for membership, as well as free community tickets to each program (number varies depending on capacity of the class). Email info@wccw.us for more info or to find out more about these opportunities for a specific event.