Canning 101 with Master Chef Emerie Brine

Come join Master Chef Emerie Brine as he demonstrates the ins and outs of safe home canning practices.

Three workshops are being offered in collaboration with the Rural Agri-Innovation Network and the Lake Superior Living Labs Network. Events are being hosted with Johnson Township, the North Channel Food Co-op, St. Joseph Island Community Garden, and St. Joseph Island Horticultural Society.

Sault Ste. Marie

Date/Time: Wed, July 27th 2022 – 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: SSM Region Conservation Authority (1100 Fifth Line East Sault Ste. Marie, ON)

Cost: $10


Contact for more info: Lauren Moran,


Date/Time: Thur, July 28th 2022 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Location: Johnson Township Community Centre (1 Cameron Drive Desbarats, ON)

Cost: $10

Registration: Call Patti Trotter (705-257-6827), visit in-person at the Municipal office (1 Johnson Drive) or online at

Hilton Beach / St. Joseph Island
Date/Time: Thur, July 28th 2022 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location: Hilton Beach Community Hall (3050 Hilton Rd. Hilton Beach, ON)

Cost: $10

Registration: Call Hollie Lefebvre (705-257-1625) or email

The initial presentation will cover topics such as:

  • Science and Arts of Canning
  • Processing Methods
  • High and Low Acid in Foods

Master Chef Emerie Brine will also demonstrate various canning recipes that participants can sample afterwards. Chef Emerie Brine comes from a background of home canning, and his recent partnership with Bernardin has allowed him to explore and experiment with home canning recipes. Pre-registration is required before July 22nd.

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