Yes you can-can!

Strawberries almost gone- blueberries and raspberries coming- time to start canning some jams!

Now is the perfect time of the season to start making jam (or at least stocking up on berries to freeze)! Here’s a great resource on how you can-can (hehe!) jam and all sorts of other fruits and veggies from the market:

http://www.motherearthnews.com/canning.aspx

Here’s a fun tip: instead of using pectin to thicken your jams, try using a handful of green or unripened Maine low-bush blueberries– they act as a natural thickener!

About Leigh Hallett

Leigh has been Executive Director of the Federation since 2014. She can be reached by email (director@mffm.org) or by calling the MFFM offices (487-7114).