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 770-467-4225 for more information.
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 http://setp.uga.edu/
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 are 10 new products and two revised product recommendations in this edition. It's suitable for both new and veteran food preservers. Information on how to purchase this for-sale publication is available at: http://setp.uga.edu