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Last canning class of the summer

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Thursday August 08, 2013   -   By Sonya

As August brings its heat and humidity, we are gratefully helping our neighbors harvest beets, peaches, beans, and tomatoes. So the cannery has been at full capacity for weeks!  August also marks the last Canning Boot Camp, as well, for we are about to...

Hibiscus Powder and 5 good reasons to use it.

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Monday July 01, 2013   -   By Arlene

Hibiscus Powder and 5 good reasons to use it. Most people have seen fresh hibiscus flowers used as garnishes . However, hibiscus flowers have a lot more uses than that especially if you get them in powdered form. ...

Canning Boot Camps are filling up!

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Sunday June 23, 2013   -   By Sonya

Just a quick reminder that we have an excellent schedule of Canning Boot Camps this summer. Our new Jam and Jelly Lady Shop in Lebanon has allowed us to market these classes to locals and visitors, but since we are the only comprehensive water/pressure canning...

Which pressure canner is right for you? (part I)

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Friday May 24, 2013   -   By Sonya

You may have a canner handed down from generation to generation, with great love and care. But is it the right canner for your use?  Over the next few articles, I'm going to explore different canners based on safety, ease-of-use, and engineering. Older...

A New Era for Our Cannery...

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Wednesday May 22, 2013   -   By Sonya

After 18 years of having babies, making jam, organizing farm markets, running a cannery, teaching new canners, and keeping a (mostly decent) house, I’m finally ready to make a change — a BIG change! So… No more farmer’s markets. A happy, and a sad decision....

Learn to "Put Up" in our licensed cannery!

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Monday May 13, 2013   -   By Sonya

The next Canning Boot Camp is Sunday, June 30, 2013, 10-4, in our FDA/ODA inspected cannery, in Lebanon, Ohio.  This hands-on class is geared for people who've never canned; for canners who are unsure of their techniques; for foodies who want to bring...

Join our next Canning Boot Camp!

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Monday March 18, 2013   -   By Sonya

The next Canning Boot Camp is Sunday, April 21st, 2013, 10-4, in our FDA/ODA inspected cannery, in Lebanon, Ohio.  This hands-on class is geared for people who've never canned; for canners who are unsure of their techniques; for foodies who want to bring...

Canning Boot Camp is this Saturday!

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Wednesday March 13, 2013   -   By Sonya

Only three days until our next Canning Boot Camp! We still have 3 positions open for anyone who is interested. Before registering online, please email or call to make sure the positions haven't already been taken, because they usually go fast. 513-932-6470 is...

Newly Designed Canning Masters Classes

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Wednesday March 06, 2013   -   By Sonya

Fabulous line-up of new Master's Canning Classes (you must have taken our Canning Boot Camp to register for the Master's Classes). Master's Classes are $30, and run from 6:30 to 8:30 in the evening on the posted dates. All materials are provided, and there is...

Two New Canning Boot Camps Scheduled!

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Friday March 01, 2013   -   By Sonya

As I sit here in a cool, quiet cannery, awaiting the first rhubarb of local farmers (quite far off, actually), I appreciate the calm of winter. After our Christmas sales broke 18 years of sales records, I am quite happy to have little to do other than plan...

Bluegrass Farmers' Market Last Day of 2012 Season!

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Thursday October 25, 2012   -   By Kentucky Proud

This is it...Saturday will be the last market day of the 2012 season. It's always a bittersweet day. The fields are showing the signs of the season and growth has slowed down. The farmers are tired and looking forward to a wee bit of a break...like that ever...

Springtime....

Blog: Shari's Berries & Garden LLC   -   Monday February 06, 2012   -   By Shari

Well its springtime again in Hiram. This winter has been most mild, and with little snow. Its time to cut forsythia for florists and homeowners alike. I've been cleaning up the garage, the basement and the hoophouse. This week I'll start sowing seeds to grow...

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Christmas Gift Ideas

Blog: Free Range WNY Chicken Eggs   -   Sunday December 11, 2011   -   By Brenda

December Newsletter Grow it,Save it,Use it The economy is playing a large role in our Christmas gift buying habits. I wanted to share some easy homemade gifts that will be considered a needed item rather than a cheap Chinese throw away toy. Give...

Desert Recipes and Creations using Jellies and Jam...

Blog: Rocky Mount Gourds & Treasures of Louisiana   -   Friday October 07, 2011   -   By Gourd Lady of Rocky Mount

            We are still praying for rain here in NW Louisiana, turning into a dust bowl here in the country.   Don’t think they realize how sever it is in the city, their grasses are still green....

Desert Recipes and Creations using Jellies and Jam...

Blog: Rocky Mount Gourds & Treasures of Louisiana   -   Monday August 01, 2011   -   By Gourd Lady of Rocky Mount

Desert Recipes Using Jellies and Jams                 Since I have been working with so many fruits making Jelly and Jam creations,...

SB 840 - PASSED!!!

Blog: IICFA   -   Monday May 23, 2011   -   By GrannySue

Just a quick note to thank you for your help in getting SB840, the "Cottage Food Bill" passed this week!! By a vote of 97 - 18, we have regained the right to make and sell certain foods from our home kitchens at farmers markets throughout the state....

Herb Gardens for Canning Purposes

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Wednesday April 28, 2010   -   By Sonya

I flew through house cleaning, laundry, and starting pulled pork for dinner just so I can get through this morning's canning a little earlier (I'm making Pear Honey) and get to my favorite springtime chore: shopping for my canning garden! Of course I have...

Wonderful Time of the Year!!!

Blog: Rocky Mount Gourds & Treasures of Louisiana   -   Monday November 16, 2009   -   By Gourd Lady of Rocky Mount

This is a wonderful time of year. Here at Rocky Mount the pecans are covering the orchard and we are getting ready to create fresh New Orleans Style Pralines!!! All of the jellies and jams are finished, for now, and time to get back to the gourd crafting...

Hebron Farmers Market

Blog: Hebron Farmers Market   -   Sunday November 01, 2009   -   By Shelly

The 2009 summer harvest season in Connecticut is officially (sadly) over.  With Thanksgiving only a few weeks away, we believe we should express our most heartfelt "Thank You" to The First Congregational Church of Hebron for the...

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