My friend, Anne, was a little hesitant to share her secret with me, but I finally got it out of her.
If you love to make jam, but you hate paying the price for berries, you might want to TRY THIS:
1. Find a local berry patch and ask for their business card (phone #).
2. Ask them to save the jam berries for you. Take what you can get.
3. Learn to be patient - they may not always have jam berries.
Anne just bought 3/4 of a flat for $2.
You can't beat that!
It's well worth the wait, and if you don't have a berry patch like we do (my kids are great strawberry pickers!), this is a great resource for all my jam-making friends!
What is your favorite place to get summer berries? Do you pick yourself, buy, or go to a Farmer's Market?
Or what are your secrets to finding cheap berries?
If you can, take the time to vistit Kimba's Gigantic Pin Sale going on right now!