As part of Canning Across America, Lucy Norris, coleader of Slow Food Seattle and author of Pickled: Preserving a World of Tastes and Traditions, leads a class at the Nutrition Kitchen at Bastyr University this Saturday entitled Great Pickles for Eating and Giving. At the end of this hands-on lesson in canning and pickling, you’ll be able to take home your own pickled beets, spicy carrot spears, and daikon radish refrigerated pickles. Proceeds benefit the Slow Food Seattle Youth Program 2010 scholarship fund. Time: Saturday, October 24, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Location: Bastyr University Nutrition Kitchen, 14500 Juanita Dr. N.E., Kenmore. For more info, call 420-1229. Price: $50 (contact info@slowfoodseattle for discount code before purchasing). Tickets at brownpapertickets.com.