Giveaway: New Ball Heritage Collection Green Jars

green heritage jars

As you might remember, Ball released a line of limited edition blue glass pint jars last year. It was a fun throwback to canning jars of yore and I enjoyed using them throughout the 2013 canning season (though I will confess, they do make my peaches look a bit little sickly).

This year, Ball is continuing the special edition trend with a limited release of green jars. These jars will be available in both regular mouth pint jars and wide mouth quarts, which is particularly exciting for those of who like to use wide mouth quart jars as drinking glasses (I’ll actually have more about my habit of drinking out of wide mouth quarts later this week). Just like the blue jars, they will be making a finite number, so if you fall in love with this particular look, make sure to stock up sooner rather than later.

green heritage jars in situ

Typically, I don’t like to write about new jars and products without having had a chance to experience them personally, but we had a little shipping snafu and the jars that were coming to me got a bit delayed. However, I promised a good giveaway this week and so made an exception. When I do get these jars into my hot little hands, I’ll be posting a follow-up post and some photos, so that you can get a better idea of what they look like in the real world.

Fillmore Container recently published a post on their blog about these new jars and they have a couple of additional images if you’re interested. They’ll also be taking online orders for them soon.

Now, here’s the giveaway scoop. The nice folks at Ball have given me 10 cases of the green pint jars to give away to 10 lucky winners (each winner will receive one case, which contains 6 jars). Here’s how to enter:

  1. Leave a comment on this post and share how you’d use these new jars in your home.
  2. Comments will close at 12 noon on Sunday, February 2, 2014. Winners will be chosen at random and will be posted to the blog later that day.
  3. Giveaway open to US residents only (so sorry, my further-flung readers).
  4. One comment per person, please. Entries must be left via the comment form on the blog at the bottom of this post.

Disclosure: The jars for this giveaway have been provided by the manufacturer at no cost to me. However, my opinions remain entirely my own. 

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2,936 Responses to Giveaway: New Ball Heritage Collection Green Jars

  1. 551
    Rhonda Mozingo says:

    They are so pretty…I would use them for storage and decoration and maybe canning if I get more than 1 case when they come out.

  2. 552
    Deanna Seal says:

    I would use them to try some new fermenting recipes, that I have been wanting to try…..Fermented spice carrots, peppers and onions…sounds good to me!

  3. 553
    maryellen says:

    These will be used over and over in my canning adventures! They will also look stunning with fresh flowers from my back yard! Drinking glasses.. a wide mouth quartis a favorite here! These clors are great. Imagine all the possibilities!

  4. 554
    Sandra wolfe says:

    I want to can my own spaghetti sauce this year. These would work wonders :) love the color

  5. 555
    lori lynn says:

    I have recently moved up into the mountains and have been learning more about home steading.. I have slowly gotten rid of all things plastic… And can think of a million uses. for some beautiful green mason jars. My first garden will be this spring ..
    And if spring actually ever comes they would make beautiful little vases for some wildflowers!.

  6. 556
    Shannon says:

    Thanks for the give away!

    I will use them to can in and also one or two as votive holder for my canning room windows. ;)

  7. 557
    Bekki Tolman says:

    They’re so pretty- I think I’d stack them on my counter and gaze.

  8. 558
    Laura Kerr says:

    My niece is getting married this summer & she is going with a country farmhouse theme. She has been searching thrift stores for months. I would lend them to her for her decor, then upon the returnto me, I will fill them with Fresh Oregon Blueberries! Oh so delicious!

  9. 559
    Ed Jasek says:

    I’ll use them for exactly what they were designed for. Killer canning!

  10. 560
    Kristy Day says:

    I use the jars for canning, but also for silverware holders (limited drawer space), and my favorite use is as flower vases and small containers for potted plants. Green is my favorite color, and I know they’ll look good with flowers.

  11. 561
    Liza J. says:

    Green is my favorite color since I was a baby! Green makes me happy! Waiting for sunshine and my garden to start canning. I want to do more meat this year… LOVE THEM~so purdy.

  12. 562
    Deborah says:

    Aren’t they pretty? I think I might can some pears in those. Seems like they would look good in green. :-)

  13. 563
    Katie says:

    I would use these gorgeous jars for drinking glasses, and would love to do some St. Patrick’s Day themed gifts in jars too! :) LOVE THESE!

  14. 564
    Becky Lewis says:

    I would love these for drinking glasses. Or maybe just to display around my room.

  15. 565
    Myrna says:

    Would use these to put homemade lotions and powders and bath fizzes and shower gel . They will match my bathroom.

  16. 566
    Erin says:

    My fiancé and I will be canning veggies, fruits and making salsa and tomato sauce, new jars would really help.

  17. 567
    Heather says:

    chia pudding and electrolyte powders!!!

  18. 568
    Betty Alford says:

    I would love to can banana pepper in them. Hot pepper or cucumbers would also be pretty in them. I love canning but have never seen any green jars but I would love to have some.

  19. 569
    April Murphy says:

    Bread and butter pickles OMG I can taste them now yum

  20. 570
    tiffany says:

    Loved the blue ones, but could not figure out what would look good in them. For the green ones… pickles and garlic and salsa and whatever else I attempt this year!

  21. 571
    Elizabeth n. says:

    I would finally try making my own pickles.

  22. 572
    Natalie oakley says:

    Love the color! These would be perfect for canning my chicken! Or my other veggies especially green beans! So fun to change it up!

  23. 573
    Crystal Hanna says:

    Those jars are so cool. I just started canning in September and I would love to experiment and see what canned goods look best in them :)

  24. 574
    Katie Taylor says:

    I would LOVE these! Use some for drinking glasses, some to can in, and some for storage. So much fun!

  25. 575
    Gwen says:

    I Love Colored jars! I would can just about anything in those jars! Or make some new laundry detergent or dish washing detergent in them and give them away as gifts to friends and family!

  26. 576
    Nancy Shoffner says:

    They are totally awesome looking. I would use these for canning, dry food storage, and crafting. Hope I get a case. Hope to make it to your wholesale shop. Thanks

  27. 577
    brandy says:

    I would use them to can applesauce and other apple things since I have 7 apple trees in my yard.

  28. 578
    Carilee says:

    Oh these are pretty. I really liked the blue ones I picked up. I’d used them in my every day canning as well as flower vases. I think the color would be a great accent in some of rooms.

  29. 579
    Janet says:

    I would simply use them to learn how to can my fresh garden veggies.

  30. 580
    Sandra Wolfe says:

    These jars are georgeous. My fav color green. Would love to can spaghetti sauce in these

  31. 581
    Lisa Bennett says:

    Jalapeno Pepper Jelly Perhaps?!?! I’m new to canning… and so far I’ve canned pineapple jelly and blueberry jam!

  32. 582
    jen jaeger says:

    I’d definitely use and reuse these over and over for canning tomato sauce and strawberry jam. They are so pretty that I’d have to keep one for as a kitchen soap dispenser. Love the green!

  33. 583
    Kelley says:

    I will use the jars to can vegetables and fruit as well as for infusing liquor. I will give food gifts in these jars.

  34. 584
    Laura Matthiesen says:

    These will look great with my green salsa inside!

  35. 585
    Rochelle Pittis says:

    We love drinking out of Ball jars! I’d use these as drinking glasses in my strawberry themed kitchen! Perfect!

  36. 586
    Monica Carr says:

    I can see these darling vessels holding my flowers that will adorn my tables at my upcoming Valentine’s Tea Party. Some red, white and pink roses with some baby’s breath and greens with gold ribbon around the top!

  37. 587
    Mary says:

    I would use them to can all my goodies that I do for Christmas presents and of course for myself.

  38. 588
    Claudette Wilcher says:

    Loved the blue ones & would love to have these

  39. 589
    ND says:

    Olives, sun dried tomatoes, really anything that is canned/pickled whole. I like to put the more “potion-looking” jars in front of the cabinets for when my Harry Potter-obsessed nieces and nephews visit and the green tint would make the effect even better.

  40. 590
    Kristy P says:

    The possibilities r endless but would probably
    Preserve pickles like I used to with my dad before he died ,

  41. 591
    Lisa says:

    Beautiful in the morning, full of make-ahead fruit & yogurt breakfast parfaits!

  42. 592
    Denise Arnold says:

    I think they are beautiful and dry fruit would be my use

  43. 593
    Betty Alford says:

    I would love to can banana pepper in them. Hot pepper or cucumbers would also be pretty in them. I love canning but have never seen any green jars, however I would love to have some.

  44. 594
    chris_bdba says:

    I would use the to can food in just like they were intended to be used. :) Pickles would look wonderful in them and I have blueberry bushes so some blueberry butter would look turquoise in them

  45. 595
    Christine Braibish says:

    I would use these jars to can a batch of salsa.

  46. 596
    JB says:

    I do not think I would be able to resist making pickles in these.

  47. 597
    Deb Miller says:

    I will use them to store my spice mixes and dehydrated goods such as tomato powder, onions, garlic etc.

  48. 598
    Isabel says:

    I would love to use these to store supplies in my craft room.

  49. 599
    Tania Cornette says:

    I would love to have these. Im a new canner so these would be a lovely addition to my family.

  50. 600
    KAthy says:

    Oh I would think anything I canned in them would look awesomely weird in that color!
    Maybe some corn.

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