Home Food Preservation

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Food Safety & Preservation Hotline Open for The Season


The OSU Extension Service Food Safety and Preservation Hotline starts on July 16 and ends on October 12, 2018 (M-F, 9am-4pm). Call 1-800-354-7319 (toll-free)

Preserving Berries - SP50-780


Publication provides information on how to preserve berries, including harvesting, canning, freezing and drying.

Preserving Fruit Juices and Apple Cider - SP50-455


Publication includes information on how to preserve fruit juices and apple cider, including preparing, pasteurizing, and canning

Preserving Apples - SP50-446

Fact Sheet

Fact sheet provides information on how to preserve apples, including canning, freezing, and drying

Filleting Tuna for Canning - SP50-739


Publication provides step by step instruction for filleting tuna for canning.

Map of Oregon's Bay Area: a working waterfront tour of Coos Bay, North Bend, and Charleston

OSU Sea Grant Publication

A map with information on Coos Bay, North Bend, and Charleston, OR.

Common Seafood Direct from Oregon Fishermen

OSU Sea Grant Publication

A fact sheet with information on common seafood caught in Oregon.

Oregon's Working Waterfront Tour series [online videos]

OSU Sea Grant Publication

A series of online videos about some of the occupations and activities comprising the working waterfronts of the Oregon Coast.

Safely Canning Foods: Pressure Canners, Pressure Cookers and Electric Pressure Cookers

OSU Extension Catalog

This illustrated fact sheet explains the difference between pressure canners, pressure cookers and electric pressure cookers. Pressure canners are recommended for food preservation but pressure cookers and electric pressure cookers are not.

By Jeanne Brandt, Nellie Oehler

Canning Timer & Checklist App

OSU Extension Catalog

This app provides abbreviated checklists and a timer to guide users in canning vegetables, fruits, meats and fish. Intended for people with previous canning experience, the app provides reminders of essential steps in the canning process. Download the free Canning Timer and Checklist app: Get...

By Jeanne Brandt

Elaboración de conservas de tomates y productos de tomates

OSU Extension Catalog

Se deben usar métodos seguros para el envase de tomates o productos de tomate. Como resultado de nuevos hallazgos de investigación y cambios en las variedades de tomates, las recomendaciones para su conserva han cambiado a través de los años. Esta publicación contiene las recomendaciones actuales....

By Jeanne Brandt