Jam Preserving

USD $ 95.79

Get ready to capture nature’s glorious bounty in a jar.

Whether you’re new to preserving or keen to brush-up on your skills, join us for a jam-packed session learning the art of small batch preserving.

Rich and flavourful, with more fruit, less sugar and no artificial additives, you’re easily on your way to perfect jam – every time.



Our CWA jam master, Sil, will take you through all the steps, tips and techniques to ensure you master the art of safely preserving the best of seasonal fruits.

You will learn:

  • the differences in fruit, pectin, acid, sugar and how this all works when making jam
  • how to select the best produce for preserving, the jars that are best for preserving in
  • how to preserve safely and for longevity
  • tips and tricks for getting a deliciously set result, helping you avoid any jamming pitfalls.

Leave with a new-found confidence in a valuable, time-honoured life skill to share with your family, friends and community.


*Please note, this workshop offers refreshments which include gluten flours, dairy, nuts, egg and other potential allergens.



  • small group, limited to 6 attendees aged over 18 years
  • fun and lively demonstration of how to make jam from scratch using all natural, quality ingredients
  • around 3-4 hours of mindful preserving and tasting
  • covering all the the how’s and why’s from jar selection and fruit choice, right through to sterilising safely, testing for set, bottling and storing
  • your teacher is a Country Women’s Association (CWA) preserving blue-ribbon award winner
  • facts, tips and tricks will be shared while going through the various techniques to perfect your jam making
  • plenty of time for all questions answered in a supportive and nurturing environment
  • delicious Devonshire-style afternoon tea with lashings of fresh jam and other homemade treats
  • goody bag containing valuable notes, a recipe, a complimentary surprise – and jam – all to enjoy at home
  • exquisite home kitchen and creative space located in Killara on Sydney’s North Shore
  • extra retail therapy on hand by choosing unique, handmade treasures from our pop-up store
  • learn while you meet like-minded people; make friends – our community is our heart
  • love to gift this skill to a loved one? Easy with our e-card or mailed gift certificates



We’re looking forward to meeting you!

Once your booking has been processed, you’ll receive an email confirming details including the workshop address in Killara, on Sydney’s North Shore.

Workshop bookings are non-refundable but you’re welcome to send someone in your place if you can’t attend.

The ticket is also non-transferable after the workshop has been held in case you forgot to come, or were unable to attend.

Our full workshop and booking Terms and Conditions are here. If you have any questions about this workshop, please contact us.


If this workshop is fully booked, please get in touch – we will put you on the wait list and notify you if we have a cancellation or when we list a new class.

Please email us if you’d like to make a group booking – we’d love to host it!



Former President of the Country Women’s Association Sydney City Branch (CWA), Sil is an avid preserver and home baker, and has been awarded numerous blue ribbons in baking, preserving and handicraft across branch, group and State levels over the last 10 years.

She is also one of the founding members of CWA Sydney City’s rise in jam making, teaching, coordinating and selling thousands of fund-raising jars across Carriageworks, Hyde Park Barracks and North Sydney Community markets.

Keen to share her know-how, Sil will help demystify this revered skill, answer your questions and set you on your way to making and preserving with confidence.


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Australia: Flat rate of AUD $10.00 (incl. GST) per order. International: Shipping internationally is not recommended at this time due to ongoing delays due to the pandemic.