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Sun, Jun 30


San Diego

Jams, Jellies and Chutneys - High Acid Canning

Join us for an engaging and informative class on modern food preservation methods, a perfect introduction for both beginners and those looking to expand their skills. This class is the first in a series dedicated to the art and science of preserving food.

Jams, Jellies and Chutneys - High Acid Canning
Jams, Jellies and Chutneys - High Acid Canning

Time & Location

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Jun 30, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

San Diego, Zura Wy, San Diego, CA 92115, USA


About the event

Join us for a hands-on workshop to explore "Jams, Jellies, and Chutney: Exploring High Acid Canning". This offering is crafted for both novice and experienced canners. This class focuses on the world of preserving high acid foods through the art of making jams, jellies, and chutneys.

Led by experienced Master Food Preservers, you'll delve into the techniques of high acid canning, a critical process for ensuring the safety and quality of these delicious preserves. The class will cover key aspects of making jams and jellies, from selecting the best fruits to understanding the role of pectin and acidity. Additionally, you'll learn the art of crafting chutneys, a perfect blend of sweet, sour, and spicy flavors, which are a staple in many cuisines. this workshop is the perfect foundation for a Cottage Business.

This hands-on workshop offers a complete immersive experience. Each participant will actively engage in preparing these preserves and, at the end of the class, take home 2 pints of personally crafted jams, jellies, or chutneys. The specific types of preserves will be chosen based on the availability of fresh, seasonal ingredients to ensure the finest quality.

Our instructors will guide you through various recipes and canning techniques, enabling you to infuse your unique culinary style into each jar. By the end of the course, you'll be equipped with the knowledge and skills to safely create high acid canned goods at home, adding a personal touch to your pantry.

This class is an excellent opportunity for those looking to capture the essence of their garden harvest, create unique homemade gifts, or simply savor the joy of homemade jams, jellies, and chutneys all year round.

Ticket Information:

1. General Admission - $35: This ticket grants full participation in the class for the general public, including hands-on experience in preparing and canning high acid foods.

2. Discounted Rate for Students and Members - $15: A specially priced ticket for students and members, offering the same engaging experience as the general admission ticket.

3. Free Observation Ticket: Ideal for those who prefer to learn by watching, this ticket allows you to observe the class and learn about high acid canning techniques and practices without participating in the hands-on activities.

Tickets for this delightful and educational class on jams, jellies, and chutney canning will go on sale on January 4th, 2024. Join us to explore the art of high acid canning and take home your own delicious creations!


  • General Admission

    This ticket grants full participation in the class for the general public, including hands-on experience in preparing and canning high acid foods.

    +$0.88 service fee
  • CACG Member / Student

    Students and members are eligible for a reduced rate. This ticket allows CACG members and Students to enjoy the same benefits as the general admission, including full participation in the hands-on canning activities and the chance to take home their self-prepared canned goods.

    +$0.38 service fee
  • Observation Ticket

    This ticket is available at no cost and is ideal for those who wish to attend the class as observers. While this ticket does not include participation in the hands-on activities, it allows attendees to learn by watching the canning process, providing valuable insights into pressure canning techniques and practices.




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