There are lots of reasons why mason jars are awesome. Many people have an endless supply of them that they have collected or inherited over the years. Glass mason jars are made from simple materials and do not leach chemicals into your food or drinks. They are easy to wash and do not stain. Standard sized jars are inexpensive and available at your local hardware or grocery store.
If you are unsure about selecting the correct size lid for your jar please check out this mason jar lid size guide on our blog.