Home Food Preservation

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Food Safety & Preservation Hotline Open for The Season

Announcement

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 Pumpkins and Winter Squash - SP50-767

Publication

How to preserve pumpkin/winter squash, including harvesting, storage, canning, freezing, and drying. Includes recipes for pumpkin leather and dried pumpkin seeds.

Storing Pumpkin and Winter Squash at Home

OSU Extension Catalog

All pumpkins and hard-shelled winter squash may be stored at the end of the growing season for use well into the new year.