Classes and Events

Preserving by the Pint sliver

2015 Classes

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

  • Monday, March 16 – Sauerkraut at the Free Library of Philadelphia. 6-8 pm. $10. Register here.
  • Saturday, May 2 – Talk and book signing at the Senior Adult Activities of Montgomery County’s annual brunch. Event is $40 per person. More information here. Tickets are available here.
  • Wednesday, May 6 – Spring Preserves with Weaver’s Way. We’ll make rhubarb jam and pickled asparagus in the kitchen at the Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting House. 7-9 pm. Registration link coming soon.
  • Monday, May 11 – Quick Pickling at the Walnut Street West Free Library location. 5:30-7:30 pm. Contact the library at 215-685-7671 to sign up.
  • Saturday, May 16 – Preserving strawberries with honey and Pomona’s Pectin at the Morris Arboretum. 10 am – 12 noon. $40/45. Register here.
  • Monday, June 8 – Small batch canning demo at the Gloucester County Library’s Mullica Hill Branch. 7-9 pm. Free!
  • Wednesday, June 10 – Cucumber Pickles Two Ways with Weaver’s Way. I’ll show you how to make both quick vinegar pickles and slower fermented ones in the kitchen at the Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting House. 7-9 pm. Registration link coming soon.
  • Wednesday, August 5 – 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. Registration link coming soon.
  • 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. Registration link coming soon.

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 the 2015 canning season (May through October). If you’re interested in booking me for an event, please drop me a note at marisa@foodinjars.com for more information or to inquire about pricing and availability.

Private Classes

I am currently booking my 2015 schedule and am able to accommodate a few private classes. For availability and pricing, please email me at marisa@foodinjars.com.