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Food Preservation

Program Contact: Anna Kestell, Food Preservation/Safety Education Coordinator
(509) 477-2195 • anna.kestell@wsu.edu

Food Preservation Hotline 509-477-2195

1/4 pint jars of raspberry jelly
1/4 pint jars of raspberry jelly

An educator can answer your questions about food safety and food preservation.

Fall hours are 8am – 1pm Monday – Friday.  Our Food Safety educator will return phone messages and emails when she is in the office.

Your garden harvesting has begun.  Now is the time to get your produce preserved.

Statewide Food Preservation/Safety Helpline

When the Spokane County educator is unavailable, please contact (509) 735-3551 or mfp.program@wsu.edu

Classes & Workshops

2019 Food Preservation and Safety classes and workshops are being scheduled for the year.

Canning and Preservation Publications

Pressure Gauge Testing

It is important to have your pressure gauge tested for accuracy each year.

Please complete and bring the following forms prior to coming in for your gauge check: Gauge Check Forms

Extension programs and policies are consistent with federal and state laws and regulations on nondiscrimination regarding race, sex, religion, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin; physical, mental, or sensory disability; marital status, sexual orientation, or status as a Vietnam-era or disabled veteran. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local Extension office.

Contact our Food Safety/Preservation Educator

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Anna Kestell
Food Preservation/Safety
(509) 477-2195

 

National Center for Home Food Preservation

farmer market stand with fruit

Buy, use, and preserve fresh, local produce!

Farmers Markets
Pick-Your-Own

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