Classes and Events

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2018 Classes and Events

Saturday, June 30 – Pickling class at Greensgrow. 12-2 pm. $35. Register here.

Thursday, July 12 – Canning demo at Lawrence Library (Lawrence Township, NJ). 11 am – 1 pm. Free. Details here.

Saturday, July 14 – Hands on canning workshops at the United States Botanic Garden. 10:30 am – 12:30 pm and 1:30 – 3:30 pm. Free. Details here.

Saturday, July 21 – Hands on canning workshop at Frinklepod Farm (Arundel, ME). 10 am – 2 pm. $70. Register here.

Tuesday, July 31 – Canning workshop at Miele Experience Center (Princeton, NJ). Details to come.

Wednesday, August 1 – Pickling demo at the Rachel Kohl Community Library (Glen Mills, PA). 7-8 pm. Free.

August 3-5 – Weekend-long canning workshop at the Omega Institute (Rhinebeck, NY). This in an in-depth, hands on workshop in which we’ll make 12-14 various preserves. Participates will go home with a box of jams, pickles, etc and the knowledge to replicate the work at home. Details here.

Wednesday, August 15 – Stone fruit canning class at the Culinary Literacy Center of the Free Library of Philadelphia. 6-8 pm. $15. Sign up here.

Saturday, August 18 – Salsa making class at Glen Foerd on the Delaware. 11 am – 1 pm. $35. Details here.

Monday, September 17 – Sunflower seed butter workshop at the Mullica Hill Library (Mullica Hill, NJ). 7-8:30 pm. Free.

Saturday, October 6 – Hands on pickling workshop at the Waterford Township Public Library (Atco, NJ). 11:30 am – 1:30 pm. Details to come.

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, July 2, 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 the balance 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.