For Lisa Faber, being in a jam has a different meaning. When local fruit- farming productivity fluctuates, so do the flavors of her handmade preserves.
Faber, a Woodstock resident, has been making jams made from local fruits for the past 16 years, but more recently, her jams have made an appearance in chocolates, treats and cocktails at Ethereal Confections on the Woodstock Square.
Though she was semiretired, Faber joined Ethereal’s team about a year and a half ago, starting in the kitchen roasting cacao beans. She shared samples of her jams with the group, and owners Mary and Sara Ervin began incorporating the flavors into their products. The Ervins supported Faber’s venture and offered her the use of their kitchen to build her Sunshine in a Jar business. Read More