The third annual National Can-It-Forward Day, sponsored by Jarden Home Brands, makers of Ball® Brand home canning products, will be broadcast live from Union Square Greenmarket in New York City from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 17. The event includes live demonstrations featuring canning, pickling jelly and jam making, as well as, a special section on making crafts with Ball brand jars, reports WISHTV on July 16.
Viewers can access the live video stream on the Ball brand website, follow them on Pinterest and Facebook or tweet questions and comments with hashtag #canitforward.
Jarden Home Brands will offer a new prize drawing each hour. Prizes consist of canning supplies, pickled veggies and books on canning and preserving. Viewers can enter the drawings by following the on-screen instructions in the live broadcast.
This year’s Can-It-Forward event will star Ted Allen, celebrated author and host of the Food Network’s “Chopped”. Canning experts from the Jarden Home Brands will also demonstrate safe and effective canning techniques for canning and preserving in Ball brand canning jars. These demonstration offer something for everyone from the beginning canner to the experienced canner looking for expert tips.
National Can-It-Forward Day celebrates the art of canning and preserving fresh food from the garden or market and offers tips and tricks for making your canning experience successful.