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the end of strawberries, as raspberies begin

June 10th, 2011

we can’t forget about blueberries or cherries, which are both about to reach the end of a 2 week run. i have some strawberry rhubarb from last week, but not much else strawberry flavors, a few cherry and blueberry varieties, and raspberries have returned. i don’t know what this heat will do to the fruit, […]

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memorial day jam

May 27th, 2011

i’m pleased to announce that strawberries are still bountiful, although they won’t last too much longer in this heat, unfortunately. cherries and blueberries are coming in over the next few days, so i should have plenty of both at the market next weekend, and i’m looking forward to more rhubarb – i’ve started picking it […]

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more strawberries!

May 6th, 2011

strawberry jam, strawberry + rhubarb, strawberry + raspberry, strawberry + lavender, strawberry + thai basil, strawberry + lime, yellow peach + raspberry, strawberry + chocolate mint!

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strawberries!!!

April 29th, 2011

i’m overjoyed to announce that strawberries are back! (actually they were already back last week, but i was so busy with them that i couldn’t make time for a blog post.) the berries are in at Seamans in Roseland (who are a little further along) and at Critzers in Afton (who are starting to pick […]

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back in the saddle again!

April 1st, 2011

It’s time for the beginning of Jam season! I’ll be at the Farmers Market tomorrow, near where I was last year, I just moved a few spots up the hill. Here are the available flavors: Yellow Peach + Raspberry Peach Blackberry + Lemon Double Plum (with Damson and Shiro Plums) Double Plum + Lime Yellow […]

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More jam, but fewer flavors

December 21st, 2010

double plum peach blackberry lemon strawberry thai basil peach raspberry peach cherry + lavender yellow peach

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Hanukkah is over, so now I have time to say: Happy Holidays!

December 15th, 2010

Dear Jam-fans, After thirty straight weeks at the Charlottesville City Market, I’ve decided to call it quits, but I’m still jammin’! I’ve still got fruit in my freezers, and I’m cranking out stocking stuffers through this weekend to give everyone the greatest jam-based holiday cheer! If you want to take part in the last hurrah […]

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Still Jamming!

November 14th, 2010

The fruit season is drawing near a close, but we’re still jamming. The City Market has run right into the Holiday Market, which continues at the same location every Saturday until December 18, with new holiday hours from 8am to 2pm. The pear season is almost over, but that will give me an excuse to […]

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figs and damsons!

August 13th, 2010

not in the same jar, but seperately circling in the same orbit, each secure in their own unique sphere of sublime flavor. golden raspberries are back as well, white lady and hibiscus, yellow peach and ginger, peach + lavender, peach + lime, all the late-season favorites. get excited about the heritage harvest festival on september […]

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plums!

July 16th, 2010

vintage virginia is really bringing their A-game this year. the incredible diversity of the fruit they grow is amazing, and means that i can get a few hundred pounds of a different plum every week. last week i got methley plums, a japanese variety that jams up very similar to damson, this week i got […]

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