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Canning Is A Ball, Fresh Fruit Become Drinks, School Gardens


It's easy for me to talk to anybody any place in this country and say, We were founded by the Ball family, and say, Of the Ball jar, because so far I've never met anybody who doesn't know what a ball jar is.

Karen Vincent is the Director of Collections for Minnetrista Cultural Center in Muncie, Indiana. She tells Traditional Arts Indiana the history of the canning behemoth, the Ball Corporation.

We get Food Preservation 101 from canning guru and author Sandor Katz.

In the kitchen, fresh watermelon and blackberries are transformed into refreshing summer drinks.

And for back to school, Harvest Public Media visits a school garden in Lawrence, Kansas.

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