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Basics of Home Canning

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Are you interested in home canning?

The UF/IFAS Extension office in Levy County had at one time held canning classes. Sad to say, the agent who used to hold these classes has retired. Well, sad for us – good news for her.

Below is a list of helpful hints, guides and links to help you learn the basics of home canning.

Helpful Hint – Guides – Links

Here are some popular links from our main website about the equipment you need and the types of canners.
Home Canning Equipment – Clemson University
Using Pressure Canners UGA
Using Boiling Water Canners, UG

The USDA has put out a complete book called USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning, (2015 revision).
Included in this online book are the following subjects

U.S.D.A. Complete Guide to Home Canning

  • Principles of Home Canning
  • Selecting, Preparing, and Canning Fruit and Fruit Products
  • Selecting, Preparing, and Canning Tomatoes and Tomato Products
  • Selecting, Preparing, and Canning Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  • Preparing and Canning Poultry, Red Meats, and Seafood
  • Preparing and Canning Fermented Foods and Pickled Vegetables
  • Preparing and Canning Jams and Jellies

Here is the link to the above categories.

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