As interest in home canning and other preservation methods continues to grow, UGA Extension is here to offer information you can trust to make your food preservation efforts safe and successful.
- So Easy To Preserve (B 989) The 6th edition of this popular book is available for purchase only. The 388-page book covers topics on Preserving Food, Canning, Pickled Products, Sweet Spreads and Syrups, Freezing and Drying. There…
- Preserving Food Series: Jams and Jellies (FDNS-E-43-08) Sweet spreads—butters, jellies, jams, conserves, marmalades and preserves—add zest to meals. All contain the four essential ingredients needed to make a jellied fruit product–fruit, pectin, acid and s…
- Preserving Food Series: Pickled Products (FDNS-E-43-07) Pickled products add spice to meals and snacks. The skillful blending of spices, sugar and vinegar with fruits and vegetables gives crisp, firm texture and pungent, sweet-sour flavor. Various types of…
- Preserving Food Series: Canning Tomatoes and Tomato Products (FDNS-E-43-02) When tomatoes are canned, they are heated hot enough and long enough to destroy organisms that can make people sick in addition to spoilage organisms. Tomatoes are treated as an acid food for canning …
Food Safety and Preservation Family and Consumer Sciences' Extension information related to food safety and preservation.
National Center for Food Preservation Your source for current research-based recommendations for most methods of home food preservation.
Impact Statements: Food Preservation Descriptions of Extension efforts to improve knowledge and practices in this area.
UGA Department of Food Science and Technology Learn more about the food science and technology department at the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences Learn more about the College of Family and Consumer Sciences at UGA.
Safer Fruit Avoid illness by cleaning melons before slicing them and refrigerating any leftovers.
Time to Can Check lids, jars and canning racks before it's time to can your produce.
Canning Tips Food not processed at the recommended pressure poses serious safety concerns that can lead to illness and even death.