Ohio State University Extension Family and Consumer Sciences' home food preservation workshops focus on teaching the basics of canning, freezing, and other methods of food preservation. Classes typically address:

  • Basic food safety principles
  • Water bath canner and pressure canner methods
  • Principles involved in canning tomatoes, pickling and making jams and jellies
  • Methods for freezing fruits and vegetables
  • Reliable, research-backed resources from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, OSU Extension, and others

Home Food Preservation Programs

Hands on program offer a unqiue learning expirence.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic our in person series of Home Food Preservation programs have been cancelled through July. We apologize for any incovinece that this may cause.

Tuesday, June 30 - Pressure Canner Workshop  - cancelled
Tuesday, July 14 - Water Bath Canning Workshop - cancelled
Tuesday, August 18 - Jams and Jellies Workshop  - cancelled
Thursday, September 24 - Freezing and Drying Workshop
Thursday, October 8 - Once a Month Cooking Workshop

All classes start at 5:30 PM. Cost $20.00 per class - Click here for registration form.