Classes and Events

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2016 Classes and Events

June

  • June 5 – Chicago Botanic Garden! Canning demo and book signing in the Garden Kitchen Amphitheater. 10:30 a.m. Admission is free but seating is limited, so get there early! .
  • June 6 – Mundelein, IL! Canning demo and book signing at the Fremont Public Library. 6:30 pm. Free.
  • June 7 – Gurnee, IL! Canning demo and book signing at the Warren-Newport Public Library. 6:30 pm. Free. Register here.
  • June 8 – Lake Zurich, IL! Canning demo and book signing at the Ela Public Library. 6:30 pm. Free.
  • June 9 – Northfield, IL! I’ll be speaking at a luncheon to benefit Canning for Kids and The Ferrer Foundation. More details here.
  • June 9 – Chicago, IL! Canning class and book signing at Local Foods in partnership with Read It and Eat. 6-7:30 pm. Free (but registration is requested).
  • June 10 – Chicago, IL! Canning demo and book signing at The Chopping Block’s Merchandise Mart location. 5:30-6:30 pm. Free.
  • June 15 – Chestnut Hill, PA! Pickles Two Ways: Vinegar and Fermented, with the Weaver’s Way Co-op at the Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting House. 7-9 pm. Register here.
  • June 19 – Philadelphia! Headhouse Square Farmers Market cookbook fair! 10 am to 2 pm. Free!
  • June 21 – Maywood, NJ! Canning demo and book signing at the Maywood Public Library. 6:30 pm. Free
  • June 24-26 – Rhinebeck, NY! A weekend-long canning workshop at the Omega Institute, focused on preserving with natural sweeteners. Details and registration information here.
  • June 28 – Cornwall, NY! Canning demo and book signing at the Cornwall Public Library. 6:30 pm.
  • June 29 – Hudson, NY! Canning class at Valley Variety. 7 pm. More details and registration link to come.

July

  • July 13 – Chestnut Hill, PA! Jam Making with Natural Sweeteners, with the Weaver’s Way Co-op at the Henry Got Crops Farm in Roxborough. 7-9 pm. Register here.
  • July 24 – Hellertown, PA! Canning demo and book signing at the Saucon Valley Farmers Market. 10 am. Free!
  • July 30 – Saratoga, NY! Canning demo and book signing with From Scratch Club. More details soon.
  • July 31 – Troy, NY! Canning class and book signing prior to the From Scratch Club food swap. More details soon.

August

  • August 6 – Washington, DC! Canning classes at the US Botanic Garden. Morning class (10:30 am – 12:30 pm) features canning with honey and maple. Afternoon class (1:30 – 3:30 pm) features recipes using coconut sugar and fruit juices.
  • August 7 – Philadelphia! Book signing and jam tasting at Headhouse Square Farmers Market with Food Swap Cookbook author Emily Paster! 10 am to 2 pm. Free!
  • August 13 – Millersville, PA! Canning class at Homefields Farm. 10 am – 12 noon. More details to come.
  • August 19 – Amaganesett, NY! Canning class at Amber Waves Farm. 3-6 pm. More details to come.
  • August 21 – Hillsdale, NY! Canning class at Hillsdale Home Chef. More details to come.
  • August 24 – Chestnut Hill, PA! Easy Tomato Salsa, with the Weaver’s Way Co-op at the Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting House. 7-9 pm. Register 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 marisa@foodinjars.com 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.