Thanks to a foodie zeitgeist stoked by creative chefs, urban farmers and a crackerjack blogging community, canning is all the rage. From her apartment on the 20th floor of a Center City high-rise, Marisa McClellan is one of the bloggers leading the charge. McClellan is a writer and Web producer whose latest project is working on Philly Homegrown (food.visitphilly.com), a Web site dedicated to the region's bounty of local flavor. She started foodinjars.com last year, one of the earliest blogs devoted to the homey art of canning.
There's a great canning step by step guide at the bottom.
On a related note, The Wyck House is hosting a canning workshop this Saturday. Join Wyck horticulturist Nicole Juday and learn how to preserve summer’s bounty. Nicole will focus on general canning practices: