Food in Press: Marisa Spotlighted in the Inquirer

Grid contributor Marisa McClellan is getting a lot of love these days. This week, she was the star of an Inquirer feature:

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 (, a Web site dedicated to the region's bounty of local flavor. She started 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:

2 p.m. August 28 at the Wyck House, 6026 Germantown Ave. $5 Members; $7 Non-members. Registration required; email or call 215-848-1690.