Private Classes

Blue Chair Fruit’s classes offer you a complete introduction to jam and marmalade making with our very own expert, Rachel Saunders! Class gift certificates are the perfect present for your kitchen-loving family and friends, allowing your recipients to choose the class date that works best for them.

Make marmalade this winter!

Taught by Blue Chair Fruit owner and cookbook author Rachel Saunders, our private classes range from introductory demos to advanced four-hour classes, each tailored to the season and location in which the class is being held. Private classes are generally limited to 15 students. We require prepayment in full for all private classes. Students must be at least 18 years of age. We will have Mauviel copper jam pans, Rachel’s cookbooks, and a hand-picked selection of Blue Chair Fruit jam and marmalade flavors available to purchase at class.

Learn to make jam and marmalade at home! We’ve teamed up with Craftsy to offer an online course teaching you the Blue Chair Fruit method. To learn more, please visit Jam and Marmalade the Blue Chair Fruit Way!  In addition to her online and private classes, Rachel teaches regularly at The Pantry in Seattle, Preserved in Oakland, and the University of California Berkeley Botanical Garden in Berkeley.

Would you like Rachel Saunders to teach a jam- or marmalade-making class in your city or town? Email and we’ll do our best to make it happen!