Food Preservation

Program Contact: Kate Ryan, Food Safety Assistant
(425) 357-6004 • FoodSafety.SnoCo@wsu.edu

canning2Home food preservation can help make fruits, vegetables and food budgets last longer. After having your canner gauge tested, visit one of the many Farmers Markets in our region and start preserving local food from local farms.

Food Preservation Courses

Details and registration for online course.

Details and registration for 2017 hands-on classes.

WSU Food Preservation Resources

When canning home-preserved foods use research-based, laboratory tested, up-to-date recipes from the resources on this page and in this brochure: WSU Extension Food Preservation Resources Brochure #C1117E

Food Preservation & Food Safety Resources

Pressure Canner
Gauge Testing

Pressure Canner Dial Gauges should be tested once a year to be sure they are accurate. Weighted gauge canners do not need to be tested.

There is a $5 charge per gauge tested. Call or email first to make an appointment. (425) 357-6004 • FoodSafety.SnoCo@wsu.edu
WSU Snohomish County Extension
600 128th Ave SE. Everett, WA

Other locations for gauge testing

Ajax Electric – 2911 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134 (206) 622-9948
WSU Skagit County Extension – 11768 Westar Lane, Suite A  Burlington, WA 98233, (360) 428-4270
Ace Hardware – 1420 Riverside Dr, Mt Vernon, WA 98273, (360) 428-6977

Making & Canning Low and No-Sugar Berry Jam

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