Pomona, our namesake, was the Roman goddess of fruitful abundance. Her name comes from the Latin word pomum, "fruit," specifically orchard fruit. Pomona watches over and protects fruit trees and cares for their cultivation. Her festival day is August 13.
~ A copy of Preserving with Pomona's Pectin by Allison Carroll Duffy (75 inspiring low-sugar jam, jelly, preserve, conserve, and marmalade recipes)
~ A box of Pomona's Pectin.
From Fillmore Container:
~ One case of Orchard Road regular mouth 8-oz jelly jars (6 jars)
~ One pack of Orchard Road regular mouth lids and bands (6 per pack)
~ One regular mouth stainless funnel
Also in the spirit of celebration, we are sharing with you the recipe for Gingered Lemon-Fig Preserves from Preserving with Pomona's Pectin (see below for the recipe).
This Giveaway is open to anyone with a mailing address in the U.S. or Canada who is 18 years or older. The entry dates are from August 5 through August 13, 2014 (Pacific Daylight Time).
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Winners will be randomly chosen. We will email the winners to send us their mailing address. The names of the winners will be posted on the Pomona's Pectin website blog 48 hours after the giveaway ends.
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Get the Gingered Lemon-Fig Preserves recipe.
Visit Fillmore Container's website. They are a purveyor of all kinds of containers & closures, canning accessories, party supplies, and candle supplies. They also sell Pomona's Pectin!