This low-cost online course is designed to increase knowledge and confidence in water bath and pressure canning, freezing, pickling and dehydrating techniques.

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Enjoy your delicious, fresh produce now and later

Michigan State University Extension's Online Home Food Preservation self-paced course covers a variety of topics including freezing, water bath canning, pressure canning, dehydrating and more. Using up-to-date research based methods, the MSU Extension Food Safety team provides food preservation education, techniques and resources that will give participants knowledge to safely preserve foods at home. This self-paced course is designed to be taken at your own pace and allows you to learn about the preserving methods you are interested in. 

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.

Have a question?

Not sure if the food in your fridge is safe after a power outage? Do you have questions about safely preserving food at home? Whatever your question, MSU Extension’s food safety experts can help. Call our Food Safety Hotline at 1-877-643-9882, Monday-Friday from 9AM to 5PM, EST.

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