Online Workshop

Winter pickle workshop

A drawing of pickles

Join us live on YouTube from 7:30pm Tuesday 9 August AEST

For the third workshop in our Glutwatch series, exploring ways to use, preserve and enjoy unexpected abundance, we’re going to get into the delicious world of pickles!

From simple, fridge-ready pickles to preserving seasonal vegetables, pickling is a fantastic tool to have in your zero-waste skill set.

Join our fun, online workshop and make a batch of pickles with Fiona from MAKE Studios, learn some tips and tricks for zero waste cooking and hear more about Moving Feast’s Open Sauce project, tackling food waste across Victoria.  

Presented by MAKE Studios, supported by STREAT.

What you'll need:


1-2 clean glass jars with lids

Chopping board

Sharp knife

Small saucepan

Spoon or spatula


1-2 cups of seasonal veggies, eg:

  • carrots
  • cauliflower
  • celery
  • fennel
  • onion
  • zucchini

1 cup vinegar of your choice:

  • apple cider vinegar
  • white wine vinegar
  • rice vinegar

1 cup water

2 tsp salt

2 Tbsp sugar

Spices, herbs or aromatics, to suit your pickles, eg:

  • black peppercorns
  • mustard seeds
  • chilli flakes
  • citrus rind (lemon or orange)
  • fennel seeds
  • turmeric