Marisa McClellan, a food writer, canning teacher, and dedicated farmers market shopper who lives in Center City Philadelphia, is the author of Food in Jars: Preserving in Small Batches Year-Round and Preserving by the Pint: Quick Seasonal Canning for Small Spaces.
At the three-hour hands on workshop, Marisa will teach attendees how to prep, cook, and can two styles of tomato preserves. Attendees will cold pack whole peeled tomatoes and do a hot pack of crushed tomatoes, so that participants can get a feel for the different techniques. Additionally, Marisa will talk about general canning safety and best practices.
There will also be an opportunity to ask questions, pick up canning supplies from the on-site shop, and get signed copies of Marisa’s cookbooks.Â Kids agesÂ 13 and up are welcome to participate.
Get a sneak peek of Marisa in action. Watch her latest video about the canning process. Canning high acid foods, sugarâ€™s role in canning & the advantages of making small batches.
Reserve your tickets for the Tomato Canning Workshop here.
Because we are such big fans of Marisa, and because we are pleased to support any local event that helps spread the love of canning, we are donating a Canning Kit to be raffled off to one lucky attendee. All attendees of the event will be entered to win the Canning Kit, so if you want a chance to win, sign up for Marisa’s tomato canning workshop.
The Canning Kit will include: