http://lupushope.blogspot.com/2010/05/how-to-make-cultured-veggies-with-donna.html she showed the canning process in part 3 .
The Weck canning jars website http://www.weckcanning.com/ They are all glass, glass top too, with just a rubber ring to seal them! They have many more styles too, tiny jars and even asparagus jars. Please check out the website.
In NY the farm stand season just started this past weekend. When the season is in full swing my husband and I like to freeze and can and make sure we have enough fruits and veggies for the winter. I will write about strawberry picking soon...have a great day!