Tag Archives: Canning

The Canning Basics: A Hands-On Workshop

Canning season is here!  I love canning vegetables and making jam from fresh garden produce.  Seeing those rows of home-canned food is so satisfying!  Did you know that there is a lot of science behind canned food?  It’s important to know how to properly preserve food to ensure safety of the product. Are you interested in canning, but not sure where to start?  Or maybe you’ve heard horror stories about exploding pressure canners?  Join us for the Canning Basics Workshop on June 10, hosted by Kate Whitney with… Read More →

Preserving the Harvest

Last week, I shared tips for freezing fresh produce to store your garden harvest.  This week, I would like to share some tips about canning food.  Canning is a great way to preserve food, and you can make some tasty treats for your family to enjoy all year long! If you plan to preserve garden produce this year, keep these canning and food safety tips in mind. Start with a clean preparation area, and use the best and freshest produce.  Punctures or bruises in your produce can cause… Read More →

Preserving the Harvest

It’s canning season again!  This is one of the best times of year with gardens producing fresh fruit and veggies in abundance.  Home gardens and food preservation can be a great way to save money at the grocery store all year long. If you plan to preserve garden produce this year, keep these canning and food safety tips in mind: Start with a clean preparation area, and use the best and freshest produce.  Punctures or bruises in your produce can cause spoilage, so you want to use the… Read More →