Classes and Events

Preserving by the Pint sliver

2015 Classes

(I’m adding classes as they’re confirmed, so check back regularly)

  • Wednesday, July 8 – Whole Peeled Tomatoes with Weaver’s Way. I’ll show you how to prep and preserve whole peeled tomatoes in the kitchen at the Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting House. 7-9 pm. Click here to register.
  • Saturday, July 11 – Book signing at the Green Market at High Street on Market. I’ll be there from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm, signing books and answering canning questions.
  • Sunday, July 12 – Book signing at the Headhouse Square Farmers Market at 2nd and Lombard. 10 am to 2 pm.
  • Monday, July 13 – Live online class via Concert Window. This time, I’ll be making a small batch of peach jam. I’ll publish the recipe ahead of time, so that you can cook and can right along with me. Pay what you wish. Starts at 8 pm eastern time. Sign up here.
  • Saturday, July 18 – Canning class and book signing at Goodwill at Homefields Farm (Manor Township – 150 Letort Road, Millersville, PA). 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. To register, contact Heather Conlon-Keller at 717-808-7060 or Class fee is $22 per person, payable to Homefields.
  • Saturday, July 25 – Canning Tomatoes Two Ways at Christina Maser Co. We’ll cold pack whole peeled tomatoes and hot pack crushed tomatoes, all at Christina Maser Co. in Lancaster, PA. Class is from 10 am to 1 pm and costs $65. Click here to sign up.
  • Tuesday, August 4 – Live online class via Concert Window! This time, I’ll be talking about pickling (quick, processed, and fermented) starting at 8 pm eastern time. Class is pay what you wish. Sign up here.
  • Wednesday, August 5 -Small batch canning demo and book signing at the Collingswood, NJ library. 6:30-8 pm. Free!
  • Saturday, August 8 – Canning classes at the United States Botanic Garden in Washington, DC. The morning session is Pickled Carrots Two Ways (10 am to 12 noon) and the focus of the afternoon session An Introduction to Preserving Beets. That afternoon session will include a pressure canning demonstration.
  • Friday, August 28 through Sunday, August 30 – Canning workshop at the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY. More details here.
  • Wednesday, September 2 – Low Sugar Plum Jam with Weaver’s Way. I’ll show you how to make a lower sugar jam using late summer plums and Pomona’s Pectin in the kitchen at the Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting House. 7-9 pm. Click here to register.

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 Fall 2015. 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

I am not able to add any additional private classes to my schedule at this time.