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Larder & Pantry: Pestos – Preserving the Harvest

August 12, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Instructors: Charlene Murdock & Richard White

Begin your journey to fill your larder and pantry with good foods! With harvest in its full glory we’ll be making a variety of pesto at this session.

Pestos – Preserving the Harvest

Learn to make pesto from greens in the garden and throughout the food forest. We’ll be using nettles, chicories, and greens, as well as basil and other herbs to produce a variety of nutritious pesto for your winter pantry. Canned and frozen preservation will be discussed. You’ll take home your pesto to use or freeze.

This session includes:

  • All supplies and greens
  • Hands-on instructions and recipes to take home
  • A tasty lunch showcasing how to use pesto in innovative dishes
  • Your pesto to freeze or use in your own recipes

Permaculture at Nana CardoonA vegetarian lunch using a variety of pestos in different ways will give you an understanding of the many ways to use this wonderful greenery at the table.

LARDER & PANTRY CLASSES ONLY: To register for class, or for more information, contact Charlene at 503-357-4992 or at charlene@nanacardoon.com

Richard White and Charlene Murdock

Richard & Charlene, resident farmers.

In the Larder & Pantry sessions you’ll learn the art of preserving, fermenting, cooking, and storing foods with traditional and time-honored methods and processes. Build your own food storage areas and enjoy the bounty of flavorful wholesome foods throughout the year. Check out The Essential Larder & Pantry to discover more about these “live” foods in the Nana Cardoon larders and pantries.


August 12, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Foodways at Nana Cardoon
2542 NW Williamina Ave
Forest Grove, OR United States


Charlene Murdock