Friday, December 2, 2011

Jeannie's Artisan Jams For The Holiday Gift Giving Season

Great Holiday Gifts For Everyone on Your List!
Unique Handcrafted Artisan Jams, Jellies, Marmalades,
 Pepper Jellies & Chutneys

Jeannie's Artisan JamStand at
Mt. Hermon Crafts Boutique

Fri & Sat Dec 9-10 1:30-7:30pm
Sunday Dec 11 11:00-300pm
Thurs-Sat Dec 15-17 1:30-7:30pm

Friday, November 4, 2011

On The Road Again In November with Jeannie's Artisan Jams

It's that time of year again. Time to load up my little car with my entire Jam Stand and hit the road  and I'm off to spread the word about Jeannie's Artisan Jams!

After a great weekend at the Crystal Bay Farm Pumpkin Patch November starts with the Scotts Valley Craft Fair Sat & Sun November 5 & 6 from 9-4pm at the Scotts Valley Community/Senior Center the ever popular and long running annual craft show returns with over 50 talented vendors selling hand-crafted wares. Check out my Jam Stand outside. They'll have delicious food, bake sale and a raffle. Saturday is Farmer's Market so you can pick uo some local produce while you're there.

Saturday November 12 from 12-4pm join me at Dancing Creek Winery Release Party. Enjoy the winery's lastest releases paired with delectable tastes like pulled pork and polenta, or a smoky black bean soup w/ cilantro cream. While you're there you can do a little holiday shopping-- gift items will be available from local artisans like Jeannie's Jams, Plays with Fire Designs, Judy D'Alessandro's Wine Stoppers, and more.

If you're up in the mountains don't miss the Boulder Creek Rec Hall's Art & Craft Sale November 12 & 13 Sat & Sun 10-3:30. Local artists, music & baked goods. As usual it should be great fun with great mountain people!

Saturday November 26 12-6pm, at Center Street Grill and Community Bridges Holiday Gift Show. Beautiful and unique gifts from local vendors. The restaraunt will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner too! I'll have my Jam Stand in the atrium so stop by and have a taste before or after your meal or coctail and stock up on my limited edition flavors, they're going fast!!

Friday, October 28, 2011

Jeannie's Artisan Jam Stand at Crystal Bay Farm Pumpkin Patch

Art On the Farm
Saturday October 29 11-4pm
Party w/Live Music starts at 4pm

Jacob's Heart Benefit
Pumpkin Party
Sunday October 30th 11-4pm

Since meeting farmers Jeff & Laurie Fiorvitch of Crystal Bay Farm the marking of harvest season wouldn't be the same without visiting their amazing pumpkin patch. HALLOWEEN festivites commence right on the farm with truckloads of 40 varietals of edible squashes and pumpkins, saturday night movies like "the Dark Crystal" & "Goonies" & sleepovers in the patch w/ u-pick berry waffle breakfast. I'll have my Jam Stand up at their Annual Art on the Farm mini craft faire Saturday October 29th 11-4pm w/ live bands starting around 4pm. This year the farm will be Co-hosting a Pumpkin Party Benefit for Jacob's Heart Sunday October 30th 11-4pm, with face painting games for kids, costume contest, hayrides & more! I'll be sampling many of my fresh jams, marmalades, fruit butters & chutneys too! It will be lots of fun, a portion of sales for the day going to Children's Cancer Support so please come out and join us on the farm & help support an amazing organization. 

Monday, August 29, 2011

Visit Jeannie's Artisan Jam Stand in Santa Cruz Saturdays & Sundays

Seabright & Windham Street in Seabright
Saturdays & Sundays 10:30-5:30pm
Over 70 flavors to choose from!
Free samples for tasting!
Thru October 23rd including 
Open Studios Weekends
October 1-2 & October 15-16

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Artisan Jam Making Class: Summer Flavors at Dancing Creek Winery

Join me Saturday August 27th for a new Artisan Jam Making Class at Dancing Creek Winery. Learn how to capture summer's bounty for your winter pantry. This class will cover several different methods of jam making using seasonal berries and stone fruits. We'll learn how to add special ingredients like vanilla bean, candied citrus, lavender and wonderful wines/spirits to create new exciting combinations. 

Together we will work hands on in the winery's charming & intimate kitchen, chosing as a group the flavors of jam we'll make and take home to share with friends and family.  How does Strawberry Chardonnay, Nectarine Peach Vanilla, or Raspberry Lavender Jam sound?

After class we'll enjoy a tasting of Dancing Creek's award winning wines and Jeannie's Artisan Jams. A great class for beginning and advanced students too, I can't wait to share my wealth of knowledge with you!

Class size is limited to 8 students
Class fee is $105 (includes materials & tastings)
Sign up now by contacting me at

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Jeannie's Artisan Jamstand Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays at Love Apple Farm Heirloom Tomato Plant Sale

I'm so happy to be invited back to Love Apple Farm's Heirloom Tomato Plant Sale again this year. This year the sale will be held at Knox Box Showroom location in Scotts Valley at 46 El Pueblo Rd. They are now selling the plants every day (M-F 10-6 & Sat-Sun 9-5)!  I'll be setting up my jamstand each Friday, Saturday & Sunday with dozens of flavors of artisan jams, marmalades, chutneys and fruit butters for sale with lots of yummy free samples for tasting.  I'm excited to see all my jam fans from LAF again!

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Artisan Jam Making Class: Marmalades and Wine Jellies at Dancing Creek Winery

Join me Saturday February 26th from 10-3pm for my new class at Dancing Creek Winery. Learn the Art of making Marmalades and how to use special ingredients to create artisan flavors. We will cover several different methods of preparation using a variety of citrus fruits. Students will have a hand in creating the preserves they will take home to share with friends and family. As a bonus we will make wine jelly with Dancing Creek Wines as well as learning how to incorporate wines/spirits in our creations. Sangria Marmalade anyone? Or some delicious Whiskey Tangelo or Blood Orange Port Marmalade.
The kitchen is well designed for teaching allowing for a more intimate learning experience. After class we will enjoy our own private wine tasting- you'll love Dancing Creek's award winning wines and Jeannie's Artisan Jams h'orderves for snacking! There'll be a mini version of my JamStand and Dancing Creek Winery's finest for sale too.

I'm excited to share my passion for the craft with you!
Cost is $105 (materials fee and tasting included)
Class size is limited to 8 students.
Advanced registration is required.
Contact & reserve your space