Food in Jars at PA Farm Show

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Marisa McClellan, a food writer, canning teacher, and dedicated farmers market shopper who lives in Center City Philadelphia, is joining us at the PA Farm Show, today and tomorrow – January 10 & 11. Marisa is the author of Food in Jars: Preserving in Small Batches Year-Round and Preserving by the Pint: Quick Seasonal Canning for Small Spaces.Marisa McClellan author photo low res

Marisa will talk about basic water bath canning and share how to reduce the use of sugar by using other sweeteners and Pomona’s Pectin. She will demonstrate how to make some wonderful preserves including, dilled carrot spears, pear cranberry chutney, pear jam with chocolate, and strawberry Meyer lemon marmalade. Visit her at Fillmore Container’s Preservation Station booth (find our booth here) on Saturday & Sunday, or see her at the main Family Living Stage. Here’s her schedule.

Saturday – January 10, 2015

  • Fillmore Container’s Preservation Station Demo Schedule:
    • 10:30 am: Pear Cranberry Chutney
    • 1:30 pm: Dilled Carrot Spears
    • 4:30 pm: Pear Chocolate Jam

Sunday – January 11, 2015

  • Fillmore Container’s Preservation Station Demo Schedule:
    • 1 pm: Dilled Carrot Spears
    • 4 pm: Pear Chocolate Jam
  • Family Living Stage 10 am – 11 am: Marisa McClellan will share her preservation knowledge during a one-hour demonstration on how to make Strawberry Meyer Lemon Marmalade.

Marisa will be available at Fillmore Container’s Preservation Station booth on Saturday & Sunday to sign books and answer preservation questions. If you’d like to purchase her book(s), they will be available for sale at the booth, or you can get them here.

In addition to Marisa, we’ve invited some other excellent presenters including Phickle, Big Red Kitchen, Buy Fresh Buy Local, Daniel Gasteiger, and Penn State Cooperative Extension, to join us at the PA Farm Show. They’ll be talking about everything from canning and fermenting, to dehydrating, creating healthy Mason jar meals, and so much more. See all the details here.

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