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

August 9-10, 9am-3pm

Food Preservation Class Schedule

June 21- Salsa -- 5:30-7:30pm

July 11- Pressure Canning-- 3-5:30pm

July 12- Pressure Canning-- 5:30-7:30pm

August 23- Pickled Okra-- 5:30-7:30pm

September 20- Pepper Jelly-- 5:30-7:30pm

October 18- Apple Butter--5:30-7:30pm