Welcome to Preserving Now


Summer Preserving Series – Atlanta & Nashville

Our July Events focus on two seasonal gems:

Peaches and Tomatoes


Nashville Farmers Market, Grow Local Kitchen:  July 18, 3 pm:


Spiced Peach Butter  and Pickled Cherry Tomatoes  (yum!)


Pickled Cherry Tomatoes

Pickled Cherry Tomatoes

Spiced Peach Butter

Spiced Peach Butter

And at Serenbe at the Bosch Experience Center: July 25, 11 am:

Tomato Jam (zesty!) and Pickled Peaches!


Goat Cheese  & Tomato Jam Open Face Sandwich

Tomato Jam


Lots of tips and info on safe, healthy, tasty home canning.

You’ll learn all about canning fruits, working with tomatoes, and making pickles.

Completely Hands On – What Fun!

Pickled Peaches

Pickled Peaches




$45.00 per person.  

Recipes and all supplies provided, jars of each  to take home.

Email Lyn@PreservingNow.com to make reservations.

You Can! Canning Immersion Workshops in Nashville

It's fun!  It's tasty!  It's healthy!  It's sustainable!  It's Green!  It's Fresh! It's Easier than you Thought! It can be simple or gourmet! It can … [Continue reading]

Strawberry Maple Butter & the Freedom Farmers Market


Recently, I had a happy time demonstrating the art of making Strawberry Maple Butter at Freedom Farmers Market.  More about that later.  I truly love … [Continue reading]

Pickled Cherry Tomatoes – add zest to your fest!


I wouldn't typically be writing about canning tomatoes - any kind of tomatoes - at this time of year. But lately, I've taken jars of my Pickled Cherry … [Continue reading]

Marmalade – It’s the Season!

Marmalade on Toast

I confess!  I didn't used to like Marmalade.  Maybe that  was because the only time I tried it was when I was a kid and the taste was perhaps too … [Continue reading]

Apple Butter Cake – Hearty, Healthy, Happy Cold Weather Treat


I like to teach making Apple Butter in my Preserving Now Canning Classes.  It's easy and it's something everyone seems to like - kids, especially! … [Continue reading]

Gift Certificates – for last minute shoppers!


                          __________________________________                            A Gift for You   Come join our Canning Immersion … [Continue reading]

Pear Cranberry Jam – Just in Time for the Holidays!


If you have attended my workshops or followed my blogs, you know I'm crazy about fruit butters.  That is, jams made without added pectin and little or … [Continue reading]

Atlanta Holiday Entertaining & Preserving Event

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Serenbe - Bosch Experience Center Sunday - November 16, 2 pm to 5 pm Atlanta, It's your Turn Now!   What do  Pears & Cranberries … [Continue reading]

Pear Vanilla Shrub & Party Pictures

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We jump-started the upcoming holidays this last weekend at the Grow Local Kitchen.  If you haven't been there, you need to visit  this marvelous place … [Continue reading]

Next Canning Workshops at Piedmont Park July 26, Serenbe on July 25, and Nashville on July 18-19
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