Home Food Preservation

Information from UC 

Food-Specific Resources on Home Food Preservation

A comprehensive list of websites and PDF files discussing home food preservation.

UC Home Preservation and Storage Publications

UC publications discuss safe preservation and storage of a variety of fruits and vegetables.

UC Master Food Preserver Program

UC Master Food Preserver Program is a public service community outreach volunteer program through the University of California Cooperative Extension that provides up-to-date information on food safety and preservation. Chapters are organized through county Cooperative Extension offices and volunteers undergo an extensive training program.  Master Food Preservers organize meetings to help educate the community on the safe practices of food preservation, including pickling, drying, freezing, canning, and fruit preserves.

General Home Food Preservation

Up-to-date publications on food preservation methods, such as freezing and canning, available from the University of California and other land-grant institutions.

Food-Specific Resources on Home Food Preservation

A comprehensive list of websites and PDF files discussing home food preservation.

Food Preservation Outbreaks

Hot Topics

Suppliers of Home Canning Supplies and Ingredients

UC Home Preservation and Storage Publications

UC publications discuss safe preservation and storage of a variety of fruits and vegetables.

UC Master Food Preserver Program

University & Government Home Preservation Resources

A comprehensive list of (non-UC) University and Government websites discussing home food preservation.