Classes and Events

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2018 Classes and Events

Saturday, March 24, 9:30-11:30 am (Hudson, NY)
Strawberry vanilla jam making workshop at Valley Variety in Hudson. Low sugar jam making and boiling water bath canning basics. A good class for beginners and those who need a skills refresh. All participants will go home with a jar of the jam we make together. $80. Register here.

Saturday, April 7, 5-8 pm (Philadelphia, PA)
I make a podcast called Local Mouthful and once a quarter, we host a potluck in Philadelphia. All are welcome. There are more details here.

Thursday, April 26, 7-8:30 pm (Haddon Township, NJ)
Small batch jam making demo at the Haddon Township Library. Free.

Sunday, April 29, 1-3 pm (Philadelphia, PA)
Curious about fermentation? This introductory class will teach you the basics of fermenting vegetables using a salt brine. We’ll put theory into practice and make fermented radishes and everyone will go home with a jar. $40/45. Register here (scroll down to the bottom of the page).

Saturday, June 2, 11 am-1:30 pm and 2:30-5 pm (Hillsdale, NY)
I’m returning to Hillsdale Home Chef for a pair of classes. In the morning, join me for a strawberry centric water bath class. In the afternoon, I’ll be focusing on pressure canning. $70.


Livestream Canning Sessions

On the first and third Mondays of the month at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT, you’ll find me offering free, live canning demos over on the Food in Jars Facebook page. I demonstrate how to make a seasonal recipe and answer all your questions. The next livestream is on Monday, March 19, 2018. Join me!

Public Demos and Workshops

I am available to teach canning demos at libraries, festivals, and other public events. Fees for those services vary. I am currently booking dates for all of 2018. If you’re interested in booking me for an event, please drop me a note at for more information or to inquire about pricing and availability.

Private Classes

Opportunities for private classes are occasionally available within the Philadelphia region. Please contact me for pricing and availability.