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WSU Snohomish County Extension office has moved!

Our office is now located in the Snohomish County Parks & Recreation Administration Office at Willis Tucker Park, 6705 Puget Park Drive, Snohomish, 98296.

Food Preservation

Program Contact: Rosy Smit, Food Safety Assistant
(425) 357-6024 •

Home food preservation can help make fruits, vegetables and food budgets last longer.

Grow your own at home with help from our Growing Groceries Resources (website) and/or visit one of the many Farms and Farmers Markets (website) in our region and start preserving local food from local farms.

New publication on low sugar/low sodium canning!

Food Preservation for Special Diets FS359E

This publication provides a synopsis of the changes you can, and cannot, safely make to the sugar and sodium content when preserving foods at home.

Food Preservation Resources

When preserving foods at home, be sure to use research-based, laboratory tested, up-to-date recipes like the following:



Meat, Fish, Poultry, & Game

Take Care of Your Pressure Canner!

Use, Care, and Operation of Your Pressure Canner PNW421 (pdf)

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