NC State Extension

Home Food Preservation

These pages provide evidence-based training and materials for safely preserving foods at home. In addition, these pages also link to trusted resources and recipes for home food preservation.

  • General Canning provides an overview of how to preserve foods safely with water bath or pressure canning, including training materials
    • Water Bath Canning provides fact sheets, recipes, and details on how to safely can high acid foods
    • Pressure Canning provides fact sheets, recipes, and details on how to safely can low acid foods, as well as testing a pressure canner
  • Fermentation and Pickling provides fact sheets, recipes, and training materials on how to safely dry fruits, vegetables and meats
  • Dehydration provides fact sheets, recipes, and training materials on how to safely dry fruits, vegetables, and meats

Written By

Photo of Rachel McDowell, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionRachel McDowellArea Specialized Agent, Consumer and Retail Food Safety Serves 34 CountiesBased out of Agricultural & Human Sciences(919) 515-9155 romcdowe@ncsu.eduAgricultural & Human Sciences - NC State University
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