Home food preservation

Preserving your garden’s bounty from one year to the next, knowing exactly what is in your food and making special gifts for friends are just some of the reasons for preserving foods at home. Home food preservation is safe if done correctly.

Program series

Quality for Keeps: Home Food Preservation was designed to teach you the latest, safest ways to can or freeze at home. Each session includes:

  • Detailed information on the food preservation method
  • How to use and care for essential equipment
  • Demonstrations
  • Sharing of reliable resources
  • Recipes

6:00 to 8:00 p.m. each date
$15 per session
University of Missouri Extension Center in St. Charles County

July 31, Pressure Canning - Home canning the safe way, pressure canning green beans

August 7, Salsa and Tomatoes - Salsa from your garden, water bath salsa and fruit

August 14, Sweet Spreads - Making fantastic jams and jellies, water bath jam and freezer jellies?


You can register for any or all of the sessions by calling 636-970-3000. All major credit cards accepted. Deadline is one week prior to each session date.