Canning, Freezing, Drying Harvesting, Cold Storage

The Produce Preservation Program offers fun, hands on workshops and resources to teach people how to safely preserve home grown and locally available fruits and vegetables for year round enjoyment.

Resources

With the growing public interest in healthy food and local food systems there are many resources available to people interested in learning about how to grow, preserve and sell locally produced and processed foods. This section includes links to materials developed through the Produce Preservation Program – including Produce Preservation Workshop Guides, “how to” videos as well as links to other helpful resources. Please let us know if there are other resources that should be included in this section. Send your suggestions to info@groundedstrategies.ca.

BC Food Security Gateway

The BC Food Security Gateway is a "one stop" Web resource for food security in British Columbia.  Established through a partnership of the Ministry of Health and Provincial Health Authorities, the BC Food Security Gateway provides information on  food security initiatives, funding and resources.

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Fruit Leather

BCFPA video series on how to can and preserve food. This video focuses on fruit leather. The instructor is Mary Gale Smith PhD.

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10 Steps to Starting Your Own Business

The BCFPA series of "how to" videos on canning and preserving foods. This video features Debra Hellbach and is titled ..10 steps to starting your own business relating to processed food.

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Freezing Fruit

BCFPA video series on how to freeze, preserve and can food. The instructor is Mary Gale Smith PhD.

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Freezing Vegetables

BCFPA video series on "how to" canning and preserving. This video is on freezing and preserving vegetables. The instructor is Mary Gale Smith PhD.

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Jams and Jellies

BCFPA series on preserving and canning foods. This video deals with JAMS and JELLIES. Instructor is Mary Gale Smith PhD.

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HealthyFamiliesBC

Links to make the healthier choice the easier choice for BC families.

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EatSmartBC

Provides easy access to information about food safety and healthy eating.

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EatSmartBC

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Root Cellar Part I

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How to Make a Fridge Root Cellar

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