Jam Club Sign Up

We’re preparing our next Jam Club shipment. Sign up now to receive April’s flavors! Imagine the excitement as you tear open your first shipment to reveal three mystery jars of jam…

Members receive three jars, which are frequently flavors that we’ve made in limited quantity or that are not available on our website. Plus, you’re paying only $10 a jar!

Sign up now for: 6 months of jam or 12 months of jam

Last month’s Jam Club members received one jar each of:

– Pear-Plum Jam
– Orange-Kumquat Marmalade with Saffron & Cardamom
– Early Summer Peach Marmalade

Yum!

Wishing You a Sweet New Year!

January finds itself steeped in resolutions — hopes, wishes, prohibitions in search of self-improvement. But we’d like to recommend a different take on the New Year’s resolution: investing in a better morning, committing to starting each day on the right foot. With jam.

Our Jam Club offers a simple solution to the plague of dull mornings: 3 jars of jam, one jar each of our newest and most-loved flavors, every other month. With a 12-month membership, you could bribe yourself out of bed every day of 2012! Of course, we also offer a 6-month membership, which will still give you 9 different flavors to start the year off right!

Plus, if you purchase a 12-month Jam Club membership by the end of January, we’ll give you a FREE additional flavor with your first shipment — just enter NEWYEAR upon checkout!

A year full of the finest California fruit; what could be better?

Envious of our calendar? Purchase a Maria Schoettler calendar here!

Happy Holidays, and Thanks!

Thanks for such a great year, friends, and happy holidays!

Blue Chair Fruit will be CLOSED for two weeks beginning on 12/24/11. We will be at the Grand Lake farmers’ market on 12/24 and the Temescal market on 1/8. Our team will be back in the office beginning on January 9, 2012; all online orders placed between now and then will be processed when we return.

Photo by Stephanie Shih

In the meantime, we recommend a proper start to 2012 for you and your loved ones — with a year-long Jam Club subscription for a sweet year! What better way to enjoy the year than 3 of our newest flavors every other month? Sign up now and we’ll start your Jam Club in January. Yum!

Give the Gift of Jam!

With the holidays upon us, we’d love to recommend the perfect gift: a membership to the Blue Chair Fruit Jam Club!

Members of the Jam Club receive shipments of 3 surprise flavors every other month; these flavors are frequently brand-new flavors not yet available to the public or small batches that may never show up anywhere else!

Last month’s Jam Club members received one jar each of: Provencale Tomato-White Nectarine Jam, Rosemary-Damson Jam, Blood Orange-Chestnut Honey Marmalade with Rosemary.

Whether you’re not sure which flavors to pick for your loved one or you know they have a voracious appetite for jam, our Jam Club is sure to please! Sign up for the Jam Club here.

Jam Club for Mom

We’re still offering our Mother’s Day gift packs, but we know you may want to give your mom something even more special that she can continue enjoy through the year!

Our Jam Club is the perfect gift for your Mom! We’ll send her one jar each of three of our favorite flavors in every shipment; you can gift her 6 months of preserves (3 shipments total) or a whole year of jam and marmalade (6 shipments total)! Note her email address in your gift message upon checkout and we’ll be sure to notify her — by Mother’s Day — of your generous gift!

Our last shipment was one jar each of: Strawberry-Rose Jam, Seven-Citrus Marmalade, and Orange-Kumquat Marmalade with Cardamom. We frequently send flavors in the Jam Club that are not available on our website, so this is the best way to ensure your mother gets the best preserves we have to offer. Read more about our Jam Club options here!

Jam Club January 2011

We are especially proud of the flavors we sent to our Jam Club members this month, so much so that we wanted to be sure to share them!

Our Jam Club members received one jar each of:

We’re working on our first batches of marmalade for the season, so we’re sure to have some very tasty flavors for February’s Jam Club recipients! If you would like to receive three different preserves every other month, you can sign up here and your membership will begin in February. This would be an especially sweet Valentine’s Day gift!

Gifts for the Jam and Marmalade Fanatic

We’ve covered how to convert your friend who’s on the fence about jam, but what to do for the friend who eats jam for breakfast every morning? Good thing we’re equally obsessed, and full of fun gift ideas! In fact, we wouldn’t mind receiving these items ourselves (hint, hint).

Perfect gifts for your friend who thinks they know everything about jam:

Picture a warm loaf of bread, spread with our assertive orange English Marmalade, topped with high-quality chocolate, all lightly toasted so the chocolate’s a bit melty and the marmalade flavors really sing. Yum. We love ChocoVivo — their dark chocolate with almonds and sea salt would be a particularly nice partner for any orange marmalade.

Of course, if one already has more jam than humanly possible to eat in a lifetime (and we’d seriously question even that limit), we have a fun gift suggestion: jam-and-toast soap. These cute soaps look real enough to eat, except the “jam” is translucent soap, and the “toast” is goat’s milk soap! A silly way to “sweeten up” your jam gift basket.

For your favorite PBJ aficionado, we recommend mixing it up with Massa Organics almond butter. Freshly made right here in the Bay area, this almond butter is truly delicious, and a great alternative to everyday peanut butter! We love this almond butter with our Damson Jam for a new take on an old standby.

Ok, so your friend eats a lot of jam, but is their jam accessorized? We didn’t think so. We love this chalkboard jam pot from Terrain — the perfect little container to use when serving a favorite jam flavor! Perfect for making breakfast time a little more special, or as a picture-perfect serving dish for afternoon tea.

If your friend is obsessed with Blue Chair Fruit:

Encourage your friend’s jam obsession by nudging them to make their own! The Blue Chair Jam Cookbook is the perfect resource for the fledgling jam-maker, with a thorough information section that ensures success. Once your friend learns to make their own preserves, they’ll enjoy the fruits of their labor for years to come!

Sometimes, you have to give people exactly what they want: a lot of jam. If you’re intimidated by all of our delicious jam and marmalade choices, we’ll do the hard work for you with our Jam Club! Members receive one jar each of three of our most exciting flavors every other month; this is the perfect way to provide your friend with some of the best jam and marmalade in the country!

Coming next week: gift ideas for the jam- or marmalade-maker in your life!

October Jams of the Month

We always love picking the special flavors to send to our Jam Club members, and October was no exception!

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