Food Safety & Master Food Preservers

OSU Extension delivers the latest research on preparing food safely and preserving the flavor of your bountiful garden. Sign up for OSU Extension's canning classes, download food preservation publications, or view a multimedia presentation about canning fruits or canning vegetables.

  • Julie Roth, Master Food Preserver Support and Office Manager
    Ph: 541-236-3040 (or Front Office phones 541-672-4461) E-mail Julie Roth
  1. Recipes and Publications for Food Preservation and Safety (OSU/FCH)
  2. Recipes and Publications for Food Preservation and Safety (OSU/Lane County)
  3. Seasonal Oregon Statewide Hotline for Food Safety and Food Preservation Inquiries
  4. 2014 Pressure Gauge Testing Schedule
  5. Classes on food preservation, safety, and preparation. Join in the fun while learning from certified OSU Master Food Preserver educators and volunteers!
    1. Jam Session - Making your own fruit delights – Sept 6, 2014 (Registration due Sept 2, 2014)
    2. Fun with Fermentation: sauerkraut, kimchi, dill pickles – Sept 21, 2014 (Registration due Sept 15, 2014)
    3. Canning Tomatoes & Salsa – Oct 4, 2014 (Registration due Sept 29, 2014)
    4. Homemade Cheese, Yogurt & Kefir  - Oct 12, 2014 (Registration due Oct 6, 2014)
    5. Hunt to Home: Home wild game processing  - Oct 25, 2014 (Registration due Oct 20, 2014)
  6. Wellness Ink Newsletter from Coos County OSU Extension Service
  7. Seasonal food related information & recipes
    1. Recipes for jams and jellies
    2. Recipes for vegetables (preserving, canning, and problems)
    3. Recipes for fruits (preserving, canning, and problems)
    4. Shipping Food Gifts, SP 50-933
    5. Turkey Basics
  8. Links to food related resources and recipes
    1. National Center for Home Food Preservation (University of Georgia). 
      1. University of Georgia Food Preservation Publications & Factsheets 
      2. Publications
    2. Lane County OSU Extension Food Preservation Web Page 
      1. Lane County's Food Preservation Publications
    3. OSU Extension Service - Family and Community Health Department
      1. Food Preservation
      2. Food Safety 
    4. ODA Food Safety Division, Licensing and inspections (for food businesses).
    5. OSU Publications - Nutrition & Foods
      1. Food Preparation and Nutrition 
      2. Food Preservation and Storage
    6. Oregon State University Department of Food Science & Technology
    7. Utah State University Publications
        1. Eating Well Made Easy  (Various Food Preparation Manuals)


MFP's Only 

Last Update:  08/01/2014

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