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 Asian Pears - SP50-694


Publication provides information on how to preserve Asian Pears, including selection/picking, canning, and drying.

Preserving Pears - SP50-678


Publication covers how to preserve pears - including varieties, picking, canning, drying, pickling, and making preserves.