Laena McCarthy grew up making traditional jams with her family in New York’s Hudson Valley. After a career in science and academia, she decided to turn her passion for jamming into a business. Now, she stirs her eclectic experience into some of the most bangin’, unique and smack your lips delicious small-batch jams, jellies, marmalades, and mustards. Anarchy in a Jar is cooked by hand with primarily local fruits, herbs and spices from small farms. Laena’s methods combine old world techniques with modern finesse, bringing innovation to the tradition of jam making.