Giveaway: Fillmore Container $50 Gift Codes

Just some of the fun gear at the @fillmorejars booth at the PA Farm Show!

This week’s giveaway is sponsored by Fillmore Container. They are a jar distributor based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and they sell a whole world of jars, accessories, lids, cookbooks, and other great gear.

straight sided jars

Two lucky winners will each get a $50 gift code with which they can order anything they want from the wide array of gear that Fillmore sells. While the choices are entirely up to the winners, I thought it might be fun to suggest a few of my favorite things from their online store.

First up are the jars. They carry the entire line of Ball/Kerr jars and have often been my source for my beloved wide mouth half pint jars. However, because they also sell to commercial canners, you can also get fun, unbranded, smooth-sided jars. I particularly like the squat regular mouth half pints and the super smooth quarter pint jars you see pictured above. If you want jars that will take a label nicely, these are your best bet.

four sizes of hex jars

For even more exotic jar options, there are always the hex jars. These close with lug lids and give your home canning a professional look. For instructions on how to work with these jars, make sure to read this post. Another fun jar in their stock is the French Square Bottle. I love these for stashing batches of homemade iced tea.

jar cherry pitter

If you’re all set on the jar front, there’s still fun stuff to be had at Fillmore. I am a huge fan of this old-style cherry pitter that screws on to a regular mouth mason jar. It makes quick work of pitting cherries and catches all the pits right in the jar. For those of you just starting out with this whole food preservation thing, the six piece canning set should be the first thing in your shopping cart.

stars on paper straws

If you have a 4th of July party on the calendar next month, think how fun and festive it would be to have a jar of these red and blue paper straws out to go with your drinks. If you’re sipping out of jars, pair them with these one piece lids with drink holes to prevent spills.

4th burner pot

Last, but not certainly least is the 4th burner pot. Fillmore Container just recently added this sturdy little pot to their inventory and I couldn’t be more pleased. I use this pot as a small batch canner, for heating pickling brine, and as a blanching pot for little batches of beans and asparagus. When not canning, it gets pressed into service to heat stock for risotto, to bring water to a boil for iced tea, and to hard boil eggs. It’s one of the hardest working pieces of cookware in my kitchen.

This week, Fillmore is giving away one of these handy pots, so make sure to head over to their blog to enter.

Here’s how to enter the giveaway for one of $50 gift certificates!

  1. Leave a comment on this post and tell me how you’d spend $50 on the Fillmore Container website.
  2. Comments will close at 11:59 pm eastern time on Saturday, June 20, 2015. Winners will be chosen at random and will be posted to the blog on Sunday, June 21, 2015.
  3. Giveaway open to United States residents only.
  4. One comment per person, please. Entries must be left via the comment form on the blog at the bottom of this post.

Disclosure: Fillmore Container is providing the gift codes for this giveaway. They sent me the some of the jars and gear pictured above. They are also a Food in Jars sponsor and so do help contribute to the running of this site. 

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1,103 Responses to Giveaway: Fillmore Container $50 Gift Codes

  1. 51
    Marie says:

    I love those hexagonal jars! They would make gift jars of jam look so lovely.

  2. 52
    Heather B. says:

    That square dairy bottle would come in SO handy, both for my soy milk and for iced tea… so cool! I’d pick up some jars for small batch canning too. 🙂

  3. 53
    LeAnn says:

    i would purchase the mini sample jars for jams.

  4. 54
    AdamV says:

    I’d get some of the economy 8oz jars to put up my strawberry harvest.

  5. 55
    Sami says:

    The 4th burner pot! And then maybe restock my jar lids for the season.

  6. 56
    dior says:

    colored one piece lids + fourth burner pot

  7. 57
    Gen says:

    The 4th burner pot, a gallon pickle jar, hex jars, and / or juice jars is what I would get.

  8. 58
    Jane Emery says:

    I would spend the $50 replenishing my canning supplies for this season. I need more jars, replacement lids and rings. Any money left I will pick up some pretty labels

  9. 59
    Jordyn says:

    I think I’d get some larger jars for fermenting. I’m trying my first batch of fermented pickles this week and had to use 1 quart jars that I had on hand, rather than a larger 2 quart that was recommended.

  10. 60
    Alison says:

    I’d pick up some Recaps.

  11. 61
    Cece says:

    I’d love to try out some different jars! And I’ve been intrigued by the one-piece lids ever since you posted about them. Oooh and the 4th burner pot. Can’t I just get everything? 🙂

  12. 62
    Ashley says:

    My husband and I ordered 200 drinking jars from Fillmore Container for our wedding in October! They were awesome and all our guests loved their take home jars. With a $50 gift code I would probably order the Amber Boston Round jars to make homemade vanilla extract for Xmas gifts! And of course the caps to go with the jars. And I’m a newbie when it comes to canning and preserving so perhaps a stock up on 8oz quilted ball jars would be on my list. Thanks for the opportunity!

  13. 63
    Risa says:

    So many things to chose from! I would love some little 4 oz jars and some more quart sized jars as well.

  14. 64
    Hannah says:

    I want to try some of those hexagonal jars!

  15. 65
    Tina says:

    I would definitely put the 4th burner pot in my shopping basket.

  16. 66
    Eileen says:

    Oh my! The jars! I’d probably spend it all an pretty jars!

  17. 67
    shana says:

    I think I’d like to get some more jars. I like the larger storage jars. That 4th burner pot sounds interesting too. Going to their page to enter the giveaway! Thanks

  18. 68
    Sarah says:

    I would love to use the hex jars to put up the fig jam I make for holiday presents.

  19. 69
    Sarah N says:

    Thanks for the giveaway! I would probably just stock up on a little of this and that – flesh out the jars that have broken or passed along over the last couple of years.

  20. 70
    Nickolina says:

    I’d get that Fourth Burner pot…and some other doodads…and wish I had more money.

  21. 71
    Danielle says:

    Jars, of course! I make at least 10 different flavors of jam a year! I would love to try a different shape jar.

  22. 72
    Vittoria says:

    A cherry pitter would be so very welcome in my kitchen…followed by a spice funnel and some of those 2.5 gallon Montana jars!

  23. 73
    Elaine says:

    What an amazing giveaway! I’d love to get that 4th burner pot and maybe refill my lid collection.

  24. 74
    Trissi V. says:

    JARS!!!! I would love to have some awesome jars. I love their site. So many cool things, I just have a lot of them already. I couldn’t live day to day without my 4th burner. That’s my favorite thing in my kitchen period…got rid of my tea kettle all together after I got it.

  25. 75
    Linden says:

    Mini jars for samples of jam that I make.

  26. 76
    Natalie says:

    I would go with a selection of larger jars for fermenting and storing some of my staples like flour.

  27. 77
    Melissa says:

    I would buy some cool larger jars for pantry storage. I’ve always wanted one of those 4th burner pots too…..decisions, decisions….

  28. 78
    Sharon Zwald says:

    I would love to purchase the forth burner pot.

  29. 79
    Anne says:

    Wide mouth 1/2 pint … perfect size for sharing those yummy chunky jams & chutneys!

  30. 80
    Jess says:

    I would to get some french square jars to show off all of my rhubarb preserves.

  31. 81
    Jonquil says:

    I would pick up the 4th burner pot. That would so handy!

  32. 82
    Susan says:

    I don’t know yet how I would spend it but it would be fun to get a chance to find out!

  33. 83
    katie martin says:

    accessories for my brand new kitchen!

  34. 84
    Amanda L. says:

    Definitely a 4th burner pot… maybe some more lids for freezing…maybe more fun jars! I want it all but would probably get more things to support smaller batches for canning

  35. 85
    Liz says:

    My toddler is absolutely scarfing down cherries like they’re going extinct. I would definitely get the cherry pitter. I’ve been ogling the 4th burner pot for years, and love doing small batch jams during the week – I also love asparagus, so win-win-win!

  36. 86
    Auntie Beak says:

    i give away lots of home canned and created goodies at christmas time, so i’m always looking for interesting bottles and jars. i could spend $50 so easily!

  37. 87
    Megan says:

    I’d go for a fermenting crock

  38. 88
    Nancy from Mass says:

    I would buy some Recaps, some other jar caps, maybe some accessories and some fun jars for storage….too many good ideas

  39. 89
    MartiC says:

    Definitely that fourth burner pot and then perhaps some hex jars too 🙂

  40. 90
    Dayna says:

    I would probably get jars and lids. I need more every year.

  41. 91
    Gwyn L says:

    I would buy lids and some of the smaller containers.

  42. 92
    bill spencer says:

    Wholesale Amber Growler Bottles – 64 oz-These bottles are perfect, and not for beer only. I glad the make in the USA. And Thanks for the chance!

  43. 93
    icicle says:

    I’m all about the jars — Weck, smooth stocky half pints, quilted granny, special blue/green/purple — you name it, I want it.

  44. 94
    Loraine says:

    I’d get some hex jars, smooth-sided jars and the fourth-burner pot.

  45. 95
    Heather says:

    That cherry pitter looks fantastic! I’d go for that and more small jars…a girl can never have too many jars!

  46. 96
    Aimee Thrasher-Hanson says:

    Definitely the 2 Gallon Yorkshire Beverage Dispenser w/ Stand. I also could use more pour caps and funnels.

  47. 97
    lilton says:

    Jars, fancy jar lids, and the cherry pitter! Thanks for hosting another giveaway!

  48. 98
    Loretta says:

    Hot sauce bottles. That’s one of our goals this year- make our own hot sauce.

  49. 99
    LeeH says:

    I brew kombucha at home do I would buy bottles

  50. 100
    DB says:

    The fourth burner pot looks cool, but probably not compatible with induction. Not to worry, though, I could use a replenish on supplies and always extra jars. Plenty to choose from!