Danville, VA - An up and coming Food Network star made a stop in Danville Friday.
The name and face behind Lauri Jo's Southern Style Canning held a food demonstration at Haymore Garden Center.Lauri Jo has been featured in Paula Deen's "Taste of Home" Magazine, and several of her products will be used in a new Food Network Cafe opening in Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
A buyer for Haymore's met Lauri Jo recently and wanted to bring her products to Danville, and the local response has been great.
"I met Lauri Jo and just fell in love with her and her products and we were just really taken with their family owned business, " said buyer Wendy Shields.
"Our slogan is 'We're preserving the South one jar at a time,' and we're truly doing that so you can come here and just stock up, " said Lauri Jo.
You can catch another demonstration Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.