First Friday: Can It!

Marisa McClellan

Marisa McClellan

Date: October 3, 2014
Time: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

315 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Event Type: Open to the Public
Fee: Free
RSVP Online: No Registration Required

The fall harvest is upon us. What will you do with all your perishable produce? Fear not: local canning guru Marisa McClellan will be on hand to demonstrate one of her favorite recipes for small-batch preserving. We will also be sprinkling this talk with some background on the history and science of the canning process.

Unable to join in person? Tune in for the livestream at

Demonstrations will take place—in person and online—at 5:30 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.

About the Speaker 

Marisa McClellan is a full-time food writer and canning teacher, and is the sole blogger at Food in Jars. She is the author of Food in Jars: Preserving in Small Batches Year-Round (Running Press, 2012) and Preserving by the Pint: Quick Seasonal Canning for Small Spaces (Running Press, 2014). Her writing appears regularly on The Food Network, Saveur’s website Table Matters, and in Food 52′s Small Batch series

About First Fridays

CHF joins over 40 Old City museums, galleries, and shops in opening its doors from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for First Friday. Learn more about First Fridays in Philadelphia’s Old City Arts District.

First Fridays at CHF are always free and open to the public; no registration required. For more information about our First Friday programs, call 215.925.2222 or e-mail


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