The Jam Blog — Artisan Jams

Peachy Queen & Fabulous Fig

What's in a name? I realized that many of my flavors were just old boring descriptors, so I decided to give a few a little facelift before they hit the BIG TIME! Peachy Queen is actually my peach, vanilla bean & Grand Marnier flavor. I asked my Facebook pals to come up with a name and I got about 40 GREAT ones. It was hard to choose. I went with PEACHY QUEEN, a name from my old punk-rock band buddy Santosh.  Great name for a great flavor! And in other jammin' news: FABULOUS FIG is the jam formerly known as...

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Vote For Me - Martha Stewart's American Made Audience Choice Award!‏

      I am a finalist for Martha Stewart's American Made Audience Choice Awards! 100 finalists were chosen from 2000 entries as  "American Makers" and up and coming entrepreneurs. American Made is going to honor 10 American Makers and one Audience Choice winner. The Finalists are creative entrepreneurs who are making products that are innovative, inspiring, and beautiful. Winners will be honored at the American Made event in New York City and will be featured in Martha Stewart Living magazine. I hope to be the Audience Choice Award winner, winning $10,000 to further my business and a trip to...

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Laura Ann's Jams at Bloomfest

  This Saturday is Bloomfest, The annual art, music, craft and food festival, from 2pm-10pm at 3rd Street and Traction Avenue in the Downtown Arts District. I couldn’t resist the opportunity to exhibit at Bloomfest because of the rock bands that will be performing right next to my booth. Fellow fan of jam and jams, my mom, will be joining me. Some of the bands performing at Bloomfest are LightFM (Josiah is from my 1st band Motorhome), Size Queen (AKA Betty Blowtorch), NO (Sean from NO created LAJ’s Blueberry Basil), Superhumanoids, Neighbourhood, Sukia, Mike Watt and the Missingmen, Downtown Devil...

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Laura Ann's Jams at Urban Rancho Noches

  I am thrilled to be a part of Urban Rancho Noches, Sustainable Garden Party, Friday, June 22.  This fun filled festival will take place at Sycamore Grove Park, at 4700 North Figueroa Street. There will be food and drink demonstrations, food trucks, activities for all ages and rockin’ performances by Castano and The Herbert Bail Orchestra. I will be teaching garden party goers how make farmer’s market mocktails & cocktails. These fancy drinks are made with your favorite alcohols, fresh fruit and of course Laura Ann’s Jams. There will also be cooking demonstrations by LA Trade Tech Culinary Students...

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Boozy Jams in the Wall Street Journal

  Over the weekend The Wall Street Journal published an article entitled "Spiked Jams: The Booze Crew" featuring Laura Ann's Jams as one of their favorite boozy jams. It was great to be included with my fellow L.A. jammers Sqirl, Valerie Confections, and Ellelle's. My sweetest sugar sisters united in booze - loving the LA jammers dominating the best in booze category!  Try my featured boozy jam, The Manhattan Project, cherries infused with Bulliet rye, sweet vermouth and a dash of bitters. (BUY HERE)

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