My garden is overflowing with tomatoes and I'm in the kitchen today canning home made pizza sauce! And how appropriate to be canning today, August 16th as it is International Can it Forward Day!
I'm happy to be partnering with Jarden Home Brands, makers of the Ball brand home canning products today as they are hosting the first annual International Can-It-Forward Day with special guest renowned chef and Bravo’s Top Chef judge, Hugh Acheson! This is a day to celebrate home canning as International Can-It-Forward Day allows food enthusiasts to connect via a variety of online and in-person activities. New and experienced canners can participate in a live webcast found here on this blog and taking place on ground in Brooklyn Borough Hall Farmers Market, filled with canning demos where viewer questions will be answered in real-time by Chef Acheson and other experts while they learn the most popular (and delicious) home canning recipes. Twenty five farmers markets across the country will also be hosting Can-It-Forward Day celebrations!
In addition to the canning demos, there will also be segments on crafting, herb gardening and the brand’s new drinkware line! They will also be attempting a Guinness World Record for the World’s Largest Mason Jar Mosaic!And I will be hosting a giveaway for a Ball Brand Herb Prize Pack valued at over $50. So check out the weblinks below for the webcast below and then click on the rafflecopter widget (found at the bottom of this blog post) for your chance to enter.
And now for the giveaway. This contest will run from Saturday, August 16th through Saturday, August 23rd at midnight. Entrants must be US residents and the winner will be announced on this blog on August 24th. The winner will be contacted via e-mail and have 48 hours to claim their prize or risk forfeit.
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Big Thanks to Jarden Home Brands for including me in their International Canning Day Celebration, for sponsoring this giveaway and for sending me items to review.