Home Canning Basics: Homemade Berry Jam

Learn how to can and preserve your own homemade jams and jellies! This class will cover making the most of in-season berries, the kinds of products that can be canned and preserved at home, canning do's and don’ts, and the equipment you'll need to get started. We’ll discuss basic food preservation techniques as well and how to make delicious jams, jellies, and fruit butters throughout the growing season. You’ll leave with jars of jam as well as the skills to start doing your own canning at home. Instructor: Afton Cyrus



Start Date

July 20, 2019









Saturday, 3-6pm. Jul. 20

Instructors: Afton Cyrus


Afton Cyrus

Afton Cyrus is a Test Cook and Editor at America's Test Kitchen, where she develops recipes for a wide range of cookbooks and online content for the home cook. In addition, she is the owner of Jam Sessions, a small business making and selling small-batch, locally-sourced jams and jellies. Afton teaches canning and preserving classes throughout the Greater Boston area, and also offers private in-home canning parties for those who wish to learn or further develop their skills. Prior to her culinary career, Afton was a teacher and administrator in the Boston Public Schools, and she loves teaching students of all ages! Learn more at www.jamsessionsjam.com.