Slow Food Los Angeles

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Event Announcement: Jams, Jellies, Preserves & Chutneys, oh my!

Update: June 19, 2008: While the requirement to bring jams, chutneys, and preserves to swap stands, we will be offering this event free of charge.

Blenheim Apricot Jam…
Chunky Fig and Balsamic Chutney…
Kyoho Grape Jelly…
Peach and Crystallized Ginger Preserve…
Aunt Edna’s Spicy Tomato-Pepper Relish…

Are you enjoying the summer bounty of wonderful fresh fruit and vegetables available at your local farmer’s market? Want to try your hand at canning or revive a family tradition? Does your freezer yearn to be filled?

Join other Slow Food members and friends as we swap stories and jams, chutneys, and other preserves. Bring a favorite or try something new–just tell us how it connects to Slow Food. Do you buy special ingredients from the farmer’s market? Create it from a treasured family recipe? Seek out local and sustainable products?

Please bring four pints of canned or frozen jam, jelly, preserves, or chutney and a copy of the recipe to swap with other members. Jam should be packed in four containers you don’t mind giving away such as canning jars, plastic containers, or vacuum-sealed bags. Want to swap more? Bring eight pints and take home eight pints. Please also bring a small sample to taste. Well-behaved children accompanied by an adult are welcome. Coffee, tea, and dessert will be served.

When: Saturday, July 19, 2008 at 2:00pm
Where: Private home (Simi Valley); address will be provided with confirmation of reservation.
Cost: Free of charge, but note that reservations are required.

This event is limited to twenty-five people. RSVP with number of guests to judibikel [at] aol [dot] com.

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