During the 19th century, toward the summers' end, mothers and children would head into the mountains to harvest nature's bounty of berries. Ever watchful for bears, families would fill bucket after bucket with the fresh, natural foods that would help them survive the winter ahead. In rememberance of these days, Great Smoky Mountains Association offers these authentic preserves, prepared in small batches the old-fashioned way. We guarantee you will taste the difference. Made with all natural ingredients.