Jammin' at the Ferry Building with Happy Girl

posted Jul 22, 2010, 1:20 PM by Kateryna Rakowsky
SFoodie, Mon., Jul. 12 2010 @ 10:11AM

"We're jammin' ― 
To think that jammin' was a thing of the past; 
We're jammin', 
And I hope this jam is gonna last.

Bob Marley sang those couplets. He probably wasn't thinking about fruit preserves when he penned them, but analyzing them in that context yields ― if you will ― a ripe, juicy discussion all the same...While preserves are no longer a way of life for most folks, if the ever growing crop of urban homesteaders is proper indication, people today still like jammin'. If you'd like to give it a whirl yourself, there's a chance you might score tickets for Thursday's Urban Kitchen tutorial at the Ferry BuildingHappy Girl founder Jordan Champagne's "Jamming with Happy Girl," wherein participants will use produce from the farmers' market to make strawberry-Meyer lemon jam and mixed berry jubilee, learning fundamentals of preservation along the way."

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