Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Want to preserve without cups and cups of refined sugar? Learn how to safely and deliciously can using honey, maple, coconut sugar and other natural sweeteners with the author of Naturally Sweet Food in Jars and blogger at Food in Jars, Marisa McClellan. She'll show you how to make a batch of Strawberry Cocoa Jam, sweetened with coconut sugar and set wtih Pomona's Pectin. She'll also demonstrate how to use the boiling water bath method for safe, shelf-stable preservation. Marisa has taught canning and preserving for more than a decade and loves to share her knowledge and experience with new and experienced canners alike. She is also the author of Food in Jars: Preserving in Small Batches Year-Round and Preserving by the Pint: Quick Seasonal Canning for Small Spaces. Find more recipes of her jams, pickles, and preserves at Copies of her books will be available for sale at this event for $20 each. Registration is required. Adults only please. Please call the library at (856) 694-2833 to register.