Free Starter Guide

Canning + Preserving

Feed your family healthier food all year long by preserving your harvest (or your farmers’ market’s harvest). Canning, freezing, and drying are all easy and fun once you know the basics. Bonus: you can save boatloads of cash by making your own canned salsa, sundried tomatoes, strawberry jam, or millions of other home preserving recipes!

Start with these posts:

  • Canning 101  →
    Glass jars of tomatoes and peaches lined up on a table
    Afraid of canning? Don’t be! Let us walk you through the ins-and-the-outs of home canning.
  • How to Freeze Herbs  →
    Hand pours olive oil into a food processor filled with fresh basil leaves.
    Save some serious cash by freezing herbs while they are in-season using our "herb bomb" method!
  • How to Freeze Corn  →
    Rows of bags filled with corn kernels.
    Looking for an easy place to start preserving food? Start with corn! Follow this step-by-step tutorial.
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