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Dehydration and Freeze-Drying Food with Dr. Carol Batey Prunty

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Would you like to know how to preserve food that will provide nutrition for you and your family, for many years to come?  For example, dehydrated vegetables can be turned into powder and then added to meals for even more nutrition.  Additionally, freeze-dried food is an easy way to preserve meals for years of longevity in your pantry   So this class will help you learn all of the benefits and processes surrounding the dehydration and freeze-drying process in this great class with Dr. Carol Batey Prunty!

Dehydrating and Freeze-Drying Food
Saturday, August 24, 2024, 10 am – 2 pm
Cost:  $60

In this food preservation class, learn simple and easy applications for dehydrating and freeze-drying food.   Also, it will give you an understanding of the process and benefits to your health and the reasons why you should preserve your own healthy food. Dr. Carol Prunty will get you involved in the process of preserving food with these two methods.  Don’t forget to bring an apron and jump in to learn alongside her!

What will you learn and receive from attending this class?

  • Hands-on demonstration of the complete process of dehydrating food
  • Hands-on demonstration of the complete process of freeze-drying food 
  • List of resources and equipment that you will need for dehydrating and freeze-drying food
  • Dr. Prunty’s guidance on the best foods to use for either/both processes
  • A greater knowledge of the health benefits of these two types of food preservation
  • Examples of cooking with food that has been dehydrated or freeze-dried


BIO  Dr. Carol Batey Prunty from Carol’s Homestead







Carol’s passion and calling have revolved around teaching numerous homestead topics including preserving and fermenting foods.  Additionally, she has produced all-natural skin care products for her customers as a part of her outreach.  Moreover, Carol has been teaching Plant Medicine for over thirty years to organizations in multiple states.

Her homestead is in Goodlettsville, Tennessee on thirteen acres.  Over the years, the homestead has become a botanical sanctuary that houses medicinal at-risk plants for healing the body, mind, and soul.  She lives on  Native American land…which is very meaningful since she has Cherokee, Apache, and Blackfoot Indian in her ancestry.   Always a prepper, she has skills in storage and extending the life of food.

As an author, her books can be found on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.  She will be able to sign books in her Food Preservation Class.