Home Food Preservation

Safe food preservation recommendations, tips, and techniques for homeowners.

Home Food Preservation News

Prepare and Preserve Homemade Salsa
September 9, 2015
Salsa is one of the most popular condiments used today. Because of its popularity, many cooks want to prepare and can salsa at home.
Tomatoes and Potatoes Infected with Late Blight – Are They Safe for Canning?
July 24, 2014
The following advice should help home canners decide whether or not they should process tomatoes or potatoes that show visible signs of late blight infestation.
How To Buy A Canner
May 29, 2014
Are you new to canning and thinking about buying your first canner, or have you considered canning meats and/or vegetables and know you need a pressure canner?
Avoid Open Kettle or Oven Canning
May 29, 2014
Have you ever heard that some methods of canning are not recommended, but don't understand why?
Updated Let's Preserve series
May 31, 2013
Penn State Extension's Let's Preserve series of recommendations for home food preservers has just been updated and reformatted!

Upcoming Events

Overcoming the Fear of Pressure Canning
When: July 8, 2017
Where: Lancaster, PA
Home Food Preservation: Canning Basics
When: July 10, 2017
Where: Greensburg, PA
Canning your Harvest (Water Bath and Pressure)
When: July 11, 2017
Where: Honesdale, PA
Overcoming the Fear of Pressure Canning
When: July 17, 2017
Where: Leesport, PA
Basics of Home Canning Workshop
When: July 18, 2017
Where: Honesdale, PA