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Canning Class – Low Temperature Pasteurization Process

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Marisa McClellan, popular canning blogger and author of canning books, Food in Jars: Preserving in Small Batches Year Round and Preserving by the Pint: Quick Seasonal Canning for Small Spaces, and Naturally Sweet Food in Jars, is coming to Fillmore Container on July 15th from 10am – Noon for a canning class and […]

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Can-It-Forward Day 2016

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Can-It-Forward Day will take place on Friday, July 22nd. Now in its 6th year, Can-It-Forward Day was born from the desire to share – or pay forward – the joy and benefits of canning, bringing together canners, gardeners and food enthusiasts alike.  Sounds pretty great to us! Interested preservers can watch Canning […]

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How to Use an Atmospheric Steam Canner

Atmospheric steam canner

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SHARE THIS PAGE: New News on the Use of Steam Canners! There has been more research attention given to the use of Atmospheric Steam Canners recently and several reliable sources are now stating that it is indeed safe to use them under certain circumstances as an alternative to a Water bath canner.  Our local experts […]

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Sale on Canning Tools

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We’re celebrating farmer’s markets, roadside stands and gardens of every shape and size with 10% savings on our most basic and popular “must haves” for the home food preserver. Items included in this special sale: 20 Qt. Stainless Steel Water Bath Canner The ever-popular 4th Burner Pot Regular Mouth and Wide Mouth […]

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How to be Earth Day Friendly Every Day

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We’ve been sharing some Earth Friendly practices and products through Facebook and Google+ this month and thought we’d pull some together in one spot!  If you’re reading this, you’re probably already of the mindset that every day is earth day, but perhaps you’ll find something new. We aim to be as earth-friendly […]

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Preserving Recipes from PA Farm Show 2016

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We are wrapping up our time at the PA Farm Show, as the event comes to a close today! We were so excited to see so many of you stop by our booth and enjoy a demo from Marisa McClellan, of Food in Jars, Amanda Feifer, of Ferment Your Vegetables, and Richard […]

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Radish and Onion Pickles from Ferment Your Vegetables

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Fillmore Container’s Preservation Station is still going strong on the Main Floor in the Family Living area of the Pennsylvania Farm Show at the PA Farm Show Complex & Expo Center in Harrisburg, PA.  (Farm Show Map) A big thanks to Amanda Feifer, the fermentation educator behind the blog Phickle.com and book […]

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Pear Ginger Conserve from Food in Jars

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SHARE THIS PAGE: A big thanks to Marisa McClellan for joining us at the PA Farm Show, on Monday and Tuesday. She made her recipe for Pear Ginger Conserve, from her book Food in Jars, and it was so fantastic we’ve asked if we could share it with all of you! See the recipe below. […]

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Winter Fruit Mostarda from Preserving by the Pint

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We were pleased to welcome Marisa McClellan, a food writer, canning teacher, and dedicated farmers market shopper who lives in Center City Philadelphia, to our booth at the PA Farm Show, yesterday. She made a few recipes from her books Food in Jars: Preserving in Small Batches Year-Round and Preserving by the […]

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Pear Ginger Jam Recipe

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We had a great kick-off weekend at the PA Farm Show! It was great to see so many of you stop by our Preservation Station to say Hello! We were busy making Pear Vanilla Jam, Pear Pineapple Marmalade, Spiced Pear Cranberry Jam, Lavender Jelly and Pear Ginger Jam from Preserving with Pomona’s Pectin […]

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