Lucy will share her passion for turning home grown produce into wonderful preserves to enjoy all year long! In this hands on workshop, learn three different techniques for preserving your olive harvest, and take home your produce to share. 

As Lucy says "there are as many ways of preserving olives as there are Italians!" Learn 3 different techniques: (1) Simple soak and ... (2) Split and Soak and (3) .....

Other cooking classes at Surrey Hills NC include: summer, citrus and Christmas preserving, gyoza, and ramen noodles. We are hoping to bring you a cheese making workshop soon too!

Class Booking Conditions

Bookings are considered final once payment is made, no refunds will be given for non attendances. However, if at least 7 days notice is given of inability to attend, a transfer to an available class of equivalent value may be organised, with a $10 administration fee applicable.

Class Cancellations

If there are insufficient numbers for a class it may be cancelled or postponed. In this case, you will be notified as soon as possible and given the option of a full refund or a transfer to a class of equivalent value.

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Class Schedule

Saturday 27 February 2016, 9.30am - 12.30pm

What you will learn
  • Hands on workshop with lots of tips to learn.
  • Sterilising techniques.
  • Three techniques for preserving your olive harvest.
What you will get
  • Take home some of your creations to share!
  • The recipes - so you can create them at home!

What to bring
  • Apron, 3 jars with metal lids, knife & chopping board.

Activities for everyone: health and wellbeing, leisure and learning, social activities and volunteer opportunities and children's programs.

The Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre Inc (the Centre) was founded in 1978 at the initiative of local residents and was registered as an Incorporated Association in 1996. The Centre is located at 157 Union Road and an adjoining property at 1 Bedford Avenue. All our facilities are leased from the City of Boroondara.

Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre was founded in 1978 as a friendly, inclusive and welcoming meeting place where people could come together to share experiences and skills.The Centre offers a wide range of programs and activities run by friendly and knowledgeable teachers, at affordable prices.

The Centre is a overseen by a Committee of Management, and receives funding support from the City of Boroondara, the Department of Planning and Community Development with the remainder of the Centre’s income generated by fees from programs and venue hire.

We have many active volunteers supporting the activities of the Centre and social activities to help you connect with your local community. Call 9890 2467 or email: to find out more.

The Surrey Hills Heritage Collection at the Centre, is open for viewing on Mondays.

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