Classes and Events

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2016 Classes and Events


  • July 24 – Hellertown, PA! Canning demo and book signing at the Saucon Valley Farmers Market. 10 am. Free!
  • July 22 – Online! It’s International Can-it-Forward day and I’ll be presenting a live streaming canning demo via the Ball Canning website. Sign the participation pledge today!
  • July 30 – Philadelphia! I’ll be at the Callowhill Whole Foods Market from 12-4 pm, demoing small batches of jam, and signing copies of my new book.



  • September 3 – Decatur, GA! I’ll be demoing at the Decatur Book Festival from 11:15 am – 12 noon. After that, I’ll be signing books!
  • September 4 – Chattahoochee Hills, GA! I’ll be at the Bosch Experience Center in Serenbe for a five course Prepared Pantry Dinner. Every course of the meal is based on a recipe from Naturally Sweet. Thanks go to Lyn Deardorff from Preserving Now for making this event happen! 4-7 pm. $75. Get your tickets here.
  • September 10 – Philadelphia! Tomato canning workshop at Greensgrow. We’ll make honey sweetened tomato jam and talk about the ins and outs of preserving tomatoes. 12-2 pm. $35. Register here.
  • September 15 – Pacific Grove, CA! Canning demo at Happy Girl Kitchen. More details to come!
  • September 17 – Healdsburg, CA! Canning class at The Shed. 1-3 pm. Details here.
  • September 18 – San Francisco! Fort Mason Farmers Market. More details to come!
  • September 20 – San Francisco Public Library. More details to come!
  • September 21 – Oakland, CA! Canning demo and book signing at Pollinate Farm & Garden. 6:30-8:30 pm. $17.50. Sign up here.


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 2016. 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.