National Can-It-Forward Day 2012

National Can-It-Forward Day 2012

July 14, 2012    |    9:00 am - 2:00 pm



Saturday, July 14; 9 a.m.–2 p.m.

Gather your family and friends to enjoy the bounty of summer through home canning. To help consumers learn how to preserve the foods they love, Jarden Home Brands, makers of Ball® Brand home canning products, will host the Second Annual National Can-It-Forward Day on Saturday, July 14. Learn the ease of preserving fresh food through a day of home canning demonstrations, online instructional canning videos and cooking demos, and more. We’ll help you every step of the way. A Jarden Home Brands event with Minnetrista. 

National-Can-It-Forward Day will be taking place at Minnetrista in Muncie, Indiana. Jarden Home Brands, the makers of Ball® brand fresh preserving products, and the Minnetrista Master Preservers will demonstrate just how easy it is to preserve fresh produce for delicious results. Chefs from the American Culinary Federation will share their recipes using these preserved products. The canning demonstration schedule is below. All times are Eastern.

  9:00  Introductions
  9:15  Mixed Berry Jam 
10:15  Kosher Dill Pickles
11:15  Pepper Jelly
12:15  Tomatoes
  1:15  Mixed Berry Jam
For recipes, instructions and other information, visit

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