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A Mason Jar Shortage Is Hitting Preserve-Loving Quarantiners

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to all sorts of shortages.And when jam season struck, America started facing a lack of Mason jars too.The reasoning is straightforward: Lockdowns hit in the spring, and many of us turned to gardening.When harvest arrived, the Pandemic Times green thumbs realized they had more crops than they bargained for.And so preserves became the solution...for everyone, and that's why there's a shortage.The jars themselves aren't the tough part to track down, since the glass is reusable; instead, it's the two-piece lids.So basically, you're best off standing in your garden, eating your veggies right off the stem

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