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: 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 …
- Preserving Food Series: Canning Vegetables (FDNS-E-43-03) Pressure canning is the only safe method of canning all vegetables (except tomatoes). The Clostridium botulinum microorganism is the main reason pressure canning is necessary. This publication provide…
- 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…
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.
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.
Canning Precautions A recent death in Washington state was attributed to botulism, a toxin that is a byproduct of the heat-resistant spores of a bacterium called Clostridium botulinum that likely originated from a home-canned food.
2022 Flavor of Georgia Winners Hart Dairy won the grand prize at the 2022 Flavor of Georgia food contest.
Reducing Food Waste Angelos Deltsidis researches what happens after the harvest.