MSU Extension offers high-quality, affordable programs that help Michigan residents learn the importance of safe food and water in their everyday lives. Our research-based programs help food handlers learn safe food-preservation skills and techniques.

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A safe food and water supply is at the heart of healthy communities. Michigan State University Extension’s team of dedicated food safety experts can help you — whether you’re looking for evidence-based recipes for canning seasonal produce or you’re an entrepreneur looking to safely launch your Cottage Food business or even cooking for large groups as a volunteer.

Among other offerings, MSU Extension also has experts to help food pantry staff keep their goods and to guide families on how to protect food supply during natural disasters and emergencies.  For more information, visit our For Food Pantries website and our Food Safety During Emergencies website.


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