Wide Mouth Canning Jars

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Jacobs
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Wide Mouth Canning Jars

Post by Jacobs » Sun Sep 06, 2020 11:35 am

Earlier this summer, I picked up around 100 cases of canning jars from a home near mine. They have 35-50 year old canned food in them. They clean up well and are high quality vintage jars. They don't smell as bad as you think they might. Most have a kind of fermented smell to them.

I have pressure canned vegetables using some of them. I have pints, pint and a half, and quart jars. If any GCBA members want free jars, call me at 336-740-1703, to arrange a time to pick them up. I have more than 10 cases of each type. Feel free to take as many cases as you like.

The family of the lady who did the canning had to put her in assisted living recently and were contemplating throwing the jars in the garbage. I just couldn't let that happen.

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Re: Wide Mouth Canning Jars

Post by quentin » Mon Sep 07, 2020 6:27 am

Wow, what a story!

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