Preserving at Home with A Bit of Jam & Pickle




Is your garden a bountiful delight, not sure what to do with your excess produce? This hand on workshop will focus on the principles of making jams, preserves and marmalades for yourself and gifts. You will learn how to extend the value of your produce and experience the joy of learning cooking skills that will assist you in becoming more self sufficient in your kitchen. You will get to take home your a bounty of handmade goodness. Cunliffe & Waters has built a well deserved reputation as a producer of some of the finest handmade preserves in Australia and their products are sold in the CERES Organic Shop. 

Our April 2016 participants will be making Gin Marmalade, Apple and Chilli Jelly, Rhubarb and Strawberry Jam, Cucumber Pickles, Brinjal Pickle

CERES members and concession holders are entitled to a 10% discount. Enter "ceresmember" under the promotion and gifts code field.

 *Please note that the CERES member or concession discount does not apply to "Bring-A-Friend" tickets which are already discounted

Trainer Bio:

Caroline from Cunlifee and Waters Now retired from active stove duties, Caroline oversees the day to day running of the business and fancies herself as a marketing whiz. Currently channeling her natural bossiness into teaching.


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Class Schedule

This workshop runs from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

What you will learn
  • How to preserve surplus foods
  • Understand how to make jams
  • Improve your culinary skillset
What you will get
  • Samples of what they make
  • Recipes to take home

What to bring
  • Notepad and pen
What to wear




Vendor since 2013

CERES - Centre for Education and Research in Environmental Strategies, is an award winning, not-for-profit, sustainability centre located on 4.5 hectares on the Merri Creek in East Brunswick, Melbourne.

It is also a thriving community, an urban farm, Australia’s largest deliverer of environmental education, an event and conference venue and a place rich with social and cultural diversity. CERES is recognised as an international leader in community and environmental practice.

Built on a decommissioned rubbish tip that was once a bluestone quarry, today CERES is a vibrant eco-oasis. 350,000 people visit CERES each year. Many more engage with us through our Sustainable Schools program which takes sustainable education into schools across the state.

CERES’ green technology displays, buildings, education and training programs and social enterprises (CERES’ Organic Market, Café, Permaculture Nursery and Fair Food organics delivery) demonstrate food security, sustainable agriculture, energy efficiencies, renewables and water conservation in action.

CERES is a model for a future with sustainability, innovation and connectedness at its heart.

Come, be welcome, you never know what you will find on our rambling paths.

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24 April 2016 • Preserving at Home with A Bit of Jam & Pickle

This class was outstanding! Caroline was amazing and resourceful


13 April 2016 • Preserving at Home with A Bit of Jam & Pickle

Not much at all. The kitchen in which it was held was dirty, had no clean teatowels and lots of flies, the course was really rushed and not at all planned, very disappointed actually.