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Batches of Jam–and Friends–at the Public Fruit Jam

Thanks to Mindy Farabee of the Los Angeles Times for reporting on the Public Fruit Jam held on Sunday at the Machine Project in Echo Park:

As pots of concoctions such as fig-lemon-lavender bubbled on portable burners, about 250 participants moved between indoor and outdoor tables with red-checked tablecloths, forming small jam-making bands. They chopped and stirred their syrupy creations, then poured them into mason jars.

Although instructors handed out tips about pectin and bindings, the cooking at times turned into gleeful hands-on experimentation.

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