UGA Extension Office

Food Safety and Preservation


So Easy to Preserve Cookbook


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 are 10 new products and two revised product recommendations in this edition. It's suitable for both new and veteran food preservers. 

Pressure Canner Testing

Our Extension office is able to test your pressure canner gauge. It is recommended to get it tested once a year. Please call our office at 770-853-2753 to get an appointment.

ServSafe Classes

May 28

August 6

December 11

Food Preservation Class Schedule  ALL CLASSES FULL!!

Strawberry Jam- May 23, 5:30-7:30pm

Black and Blue Jelly- June 25, 5:30-7:30pm

Peach Salsa- July 30, 5:30-7:30pm

Green Beans- Aug 22, 5:30-7:30pm

Relish- Sept 24, 5:30-7:30pm

Apple Pie Filling- Oct 22, 5:30-7:30pm