Rachel is the owner and founder of Blue Chair Fruit Company, a jam company specializing in sustainably farmed fruits of the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to cooking and creating Blue Chair Fruit’s preserves, Rachel teaches year-round jam- and marmalade-making classes both in her Oakland kitchen and nationwide. Rachel is the author of The Blue Chair Jam Cookbook, the definitive guide to jam and marmalade; she is currently working on her second book.
Blue Chair Fruit Company is the premier artisanal jam and marmalade company in the United States. Located in Oakland, California, Blue Chair Fruit has redefined preserving through our distinctive brand of modern nostalgia and our exacting approach to fruit and flavors. Our highest priority is using organic and sustainably grown fruit from local growers, and preserving that vibrant fruit flavor by utilizing traditional methods and modern taste sensibilities. In all aspects of our company, from the contents of each jar to packaging to our online presence, Blue Chair Fruit has reinvented preserving for the modern age.