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Food Preservation

Program Contact: Jennie Goforth, Food Safety/Preservation Coordinator
360-395-2359 • Jennie Goforth

WSU Skagit County Extension offers many ways to support our community in preserving the harvest including food safety advice-line, workshops, class series, and online publications.

Do you have a food preservation question?

Want to know the best recipe to use for preserving your produce?

Do you have a question about safely preserving food?

Ask Jennie, WSU Skagit Food Preservation Coordinator.

You can email her at

Visit the WSU Consumer Food Safety page for a complete list of publications.

Are you interested in reduced sugar and reduced salt food preservation recipes? The new WSU publication Food Preservation for Special Diets provides all the details for adjusting sugar and salt when preserving at home.
Free download at

WSU Food Preservation fact sheets and publications are available at the WSU publication webpage.

Select the publication of interest to link to the WSU download page.

Food Preservation Resources

Canning Fruits

Canning Tomatoes and Tomato Products

Canning Vegetables

Salsa Recipes for Canning

Pickling Vegetables

Canning Seafood


Drying Fruits and Vegetables


Making Jerky Safely At Home

Yogurt Made Simple