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Home Food Preservation Instruction

Programs that offer classes which teach people methods for safely preparing and preserving food at home so that it can be stored for future use. Participants may learn the science behind food spoilage and the causes of food-borne illness as well as specific techniques and recipes for canning fruits and vegetables, pickling fruits and vegetables, preserving jams, jellies and conserves, smoking and curing fish and meats, and dehydrating and freezing food. Home food preservation is a good way for families, especially those who grow their own food, to limit their intake of salt and other additives commonly found in commercially preserved foods and stretch their food budget.

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