UGA Extension Office

Food Safety and Food Preservation

Produce Food Safety

This course is intended for fresh fruit and vegetable growers such as small farmers or community/school garden volunteers that are interested in learning more about safely growing produce. It will provide an introduction to best practices for the cultivation, harvesting and transport of fresh produce. Topics covered include: land, water, compost, hygiene, facilities, and equipment and transportation of produce.

Upcoming Produce Food Safety class: Call (770) 387-5142 for more information.

Food Preservation

As interest in home canning, freezing, and drying continues to grow, Extension offers information you can trust to make your food preservation efforts safe and successful. Visit the National Center for Home Food Preservation for more information.

Interested in purchasing the 6th edition of UGA Extension's So Easy to Preserve  book? Please visit or call (770) 387-5142


Upcoming Food Preservation classes: Call (770) 387-5142 for more information.