Extension Offering Food Preservation Series | Lifestyles

Penn State Extension will be offering a series of home food canning webinars throughout the summer and fall on topics including pressure canning, atmospheric steam canning, and pickling. .

More information is available on the Penn State Extension website at extension.psu.edu and attendees must register to attend the webinars.

Upcoming webinars include: Atmospheric Steam Canning, 1-2:30 p.m. June 30; jams and jellies, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on July 6; canned green beans under pressure, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on July 6; pickling, 1 to 2:30 p.m. July 13; canning in a bain-marie, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on July 27; tomatoes and salads, 1 to 2:30 p.m. on August 4; food freezing, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on August 17; fermented pickles and sauerkraut, 1 to 2:30 p.m. on August 25; food drying, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on September 19; wild game, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 4; and charcuterie side dishes, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 25

Several home food storage fact sheets are also available on the Penn State Extension website.

Those who prefer a printed book can purchase “Preserving Food at Home Resource Guide,” a compilation of fact sheets; research-based guidelines for home canning, freezing and drying food safely; and nutrition and storage information.