Preserved owner Elizabeth Vecchiarelli offers hands-on workshops covering a variety of food preserving skills. Photo by Robin Jolin.

Oakland’s Preserved offers a wide variety of workshops in skills related to preserving foods. Classes are taught by local experts, and the shop also sells a range of DIY items, books, and artisan foods. Classes fill up fast, so sign up soon for upcoming holiday gift-making workshops. You’ll enjoy a hands-on learning experience as you create handmade gifts for the season. Info and registration: here

GIFT-MAKING WORKSHOPS
Sunday November 26:
Preserved Lemons, 10am–noon  $75

Thursday November 30:
Cocktail Shrubs, 7–9pm $75  

Sunday December 3:
Epicurean Pickles, 10am–noon $75  

Thursday December 7:
 Fermented Hot Sauces, 7–9pm $75  

Sunday December 10:
Healing Hand Salves, 10am–noon $75  

Preserved
5032 Telegraph Ave, Oakland

Read our story about Broth Baby and Preserved and the connection between these two female-owned businesses.