The JamBusters Preserves story

It’s true this site is predominantly about success stories of Enterprizes in Canada’s South East. But, occasionally I see something outside the South East which grabs my attention. JamBusters preserves story fits into that category.

Last month I was traveling in British Columbia when I came across the first ever Chamber Vendors market in Princeton. Of course, it’s can still be pretty cool in February, so the Market was conducted indoors, and being the first, there were a small but select group of vendors present.

Brenda Co-Founder JamBusters Preserves
Brenda Engel

The stall that caught my eye was JamBusters. Run by Brenda and George, JamBusters sell a range of preserves which they bottle themselves.

I paused at their tasting table, and Brenda opened a jar of Cherry jelly.It not only took me back to Springtime but transported me to a springtime of my youth. To a time when my late Grandma was canning and bottling the surplus produce from her Garden.

I later learned that Brenda grew up on a farm, with a large and very productive garden, much like my Gran’s. She too spent many an afternoon in the kitchen, preserving all of that fresh produce for use during the Winter months.

Whilst small, they are committed to the products they sell. Brenda puts her soul into perfecting JamBusters preserves recipes and prepares much of the product herself.

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