Do you have questions about safely preserving food at home? MSU Extension’s food safety experts can help. Call our Food Safety Hotline at 1-877-643-9882, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

To learn more about the approved methods of preserving food at home, review our Michigan Fresh Food Preservation Fact Sheets:

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For reliable research-based home preserving recipes visit:


To learn more about our offerings, please visit our events calendar to find upcoming food preservation programs that fit your schedule. Not seeing an upcoming class in your area? Contact us at your county MSU Extension office for more information about this program in your area.