Classes and Events

Preserving by the Pint sliver

2016 Classes

February 4 – Canning demo with the Swarthmore Co-op. I’ll show you how to make a small batch of pear vanilla jam, will detail the canning process from start to finish, and will answer all your food preservation questions. 7-8:30 pm. Costs $25. More details and registration info.

February 16 – Food in Jars for Teens at the Free Library of Philadelphia. This free canning workshop at the Culinary Literacy Center is open to all teens. 3:30 – 5:30 pm. Registration info.

March 19 – Introduction to preserving with natural sweeteners at Greensgrow Farm in Philadelphia. Class is from 12 noon to 2 pm. More details and registration info.

April 16 – Beaverton! Canning demo and book signing at the Beaverton Farmers Market.

April 19 – Seattle! Natural Sweeteners Class at The Pantry at Delancey.

April 20 – Seattle! Canning demo and book signing at Book Larder.

May 8 – Special Mother’s Day talk and book signing with WHYY. More details to come.

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.