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.

Food preservation

Interior Health Resources - Storing Fruits and Vegetables and more

Check out great info at:  Interior Health Website

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National Centre for Home Food Preservation

The National Center for Home Food Preservation is your source for current research-based recommendations for most methods of home food preservation. (American)

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Step by Step Guides

Food Preservation Demonstrations and Workshops take a lot of planning and preparation.

Step by Step guides are provided to help you get underway!

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Workshop Checklist

It takes a lot of organization and an amazing memory to put on a food preservation workshop.  Below is a link to a pretty long list of stuff that you may need to run a 3-4 day workshop.  If you want an editable copy email me at


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Canning Fish and Meat References

Helpful guides on how to safely can meat and fish.

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This website provides information on where to find produce and how to process it.

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Complete Guide to Home Canning [BOOK]

United States Department of Agriculture, Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service, Complete Guide to Home Canning, 2006

The joy of keeping a root cellar [BOOK]

Megyesi, J. the joy of keeping a root cellar, Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. New York, 1963

CANNING for a New Generation [BOOK]

Krissoff, L., CANNING for a New Generation, Stewart, Tabori & Chang, New York, USA, 2010

The Beginner’s Guide to Preserving Food at Home [BOOK]

Chadwick, J., The Beginner’s Guide to Preserving Food at Home – 3rd Edition, Storey Publishing, 2009

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