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Preserve the Season – Summer

I have been preserving homegrown and local produce for over 20 years now and in this hands-on preserving class, I will be sharing my passion and knowledge with you.

I will be making jams, jelly and pickles from scratch in the traditional way to best capture the flavours and vibrancy of the fruit.


Class Details


3 Hour(s)


£75 per person

Preserving Class – Summer

Class Recipes:

  • Strawberry Jam

  • Raspberry Jam

  • Red Currant Jelly

  • Gooseberry Jam

  • Cucumber & Turmeric Pickle

Strawberries in season June

Learn how to make your own jam and jelly in this practical hands-on Summer preserving class.

You will learn the skills and techniques to inspire you to make the most of seasonal produce and preserve at home and you will have a selection of wonderful recipes not to mention a few jars of delicious jam and pickles to take with you.

After a welcoming cuppa,  sit back and relax while I demonstrate the recipes and discuss the techniques and secrets of preserving.

Then it’s your turn to have a go at making your own jam and help make some cucumber pickle and you will have these to take home.

We will have a break for some lovely homemade bread and tasting of all the jams, jelly and pickles.

This class is suitable for all levels of experience, we are always on hand to help and guide you.

Recipes are subject to change depending on availability. We will be using a selection of local fresh and frozen fruit in this class.




Please Note: This class is suitable for all levels of experience. For more information on our booking policy, please read our full Terms & Conditions.


Thank you for sharing your skills this morning. I thoroughly enjoyed all of it.