Food Safety and Nutrition
Food Preservation and Canning
Do you have questions on food preservation, canning, cooking wild game or food storage? Contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County at 585-394-3977 x 427 or email: Nancy .
We will try to answer in a timely manner, however it may take up to 24 hours for questions we have to research.
Current research-based recomendations for most methods of home food preservation.
This site includes information and publications from the USDA, NCHFP, The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service, and other state Extension sites.
National Center for Home Food Preservation or Georgia Cooperative Extension Under "How Do I?" choose Can, Freeze, Dry, Cure & Smoke, Ferment, Pickle, Make Jam & Jelly, or Store.
Handy References for Canning: revised by Judy L. Price and Katherine J. T. Humphrey, Cornell Cooperative Extension Home Food Preservation Experts, 2010, reviewed 2011.
Original by Ruth Klippstein, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University.
Handy Reference for Canning Fruits
Handy Reference for Canning Tomatoes and Vegetables
Prepared by Katherine T. Humphrey, and Judy L. Price, Cornell Cooperative Extension Home Food Preservation Experts, 2002. Revised by Humphrey and Price, 2010, reviewed 2011.
Handy Reference for Drying Fruits
Drying Vegetables and Herbs:
Prepared by Katherine T. Humphrey and Judy L. Price, Cornell Cooperative Extension Home Food Preservation Experts, 2002. Revised by Humphrey and Price 2010, reviewed 2011.
Handy Reference for Drying Vegetables and Herbs
Drying Meat Jerky:
Prepared by Katherine J. T. Humphrey, Livingston County; Judy L. Price, Monroe County; Donna L. Scott, Department of Food Science; and Christina M. Stark, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University.
Handy Reference for Drying Meat Jerky