Making Jams In The Firehouse Kitchen Becomes Big Business

Belgian immigrant and volunteer firefighter Gino De Schrijver and his partner and husband David Borgert pose for a photo with some of their jams on the back of a fire truck in between batches of jams at the firehouse Tuesday, October 02, 2018 in Erwinna, Pennsylvania. At first he was only selling at local farmer’s markets, but then he got picked up by Whole Foods. In 2014, Oprah featured the jams in her magazine as one of her “favorite things.” Now the side hustle is bigger, but de Schrijver still makes it in the firehouse, now assisted by his husband, and still donates 5 percent of proceeds to his fire

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