Jam made from peak-season berries is a far cry from anything you can buy at the grocery store. A staple of PB&J, or a sweet foil for spicy peppers, this spread is a classic precisely because it’s so dang good. Preserves made from peak-season berries are a far cry from anything you can buy at the grocery store.
With straightforward ingredients and minimal processing, a piquant mouthful is the end result. The hand-driven nature of the cooperative extends to the kitchen at Oakview Acres. Stephen, who has been operating the Co-op’s canning facility since 2008, is constantly busy crafting jams and sauerkrauts using recipes that have been sampled and tweaked dozens of times before the final selection.