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Host a fun canning party to preserve autumn produce

Get crafty with personalized preserves – they make great gifts and we've got five recipes to choose from! Downloadable canning labels included.

Simple Pleasures, Jam Labels,Chatelaine

Photo by Sian Richards

Capture the sweet tastes of summer with a canning party. Clear your counters to create room for prepping produce, filling jars and allowing them to cool. Then the real fun begins: Get crafty with labels, ribbons, string and cloth, and make creative jars to show off the fruits of your labour. Click here to download the Made with Love label, designed by Vancouver-based studio Banquet Atelier & Workshop, pictured above.

Get the recipes:

Jumbleberry jam

Tipsy gingered apricot preserves

Pickled yellow beets

Tomato-thyme chutney

Beautiful basil pesto