San Luis Obispo County
University of California
San Luis Obispo County

Food Safety and Preservation

Approved Food Preservation Resources 

The USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning

The Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving (2012)

National Center for Home Food Preservation 

USDA & University Extension Programs

So Easy to Preserve

 

 

Food Safety Resources

USDA's Ask Karen provides information for consumers about preventing foodborne illness, safe food handling and storage, and safe preparation of meat, poultry, and egg products. Try out it now Ask Karen

Watch and learn about food safety by completing the Make It Safe Keep It Safe training offered by UC ANR.  MISKIS

 

Thank you for your continued interest in our food preservation information.

One out of six people now suffers from foodborne illness each year.

Let's promote safe food practices instead!

 

4-H Food Preservation Projects

4-H

The California 4-H Youth Development Program and the UC Master Food Preservers of San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties have collaborated to create the Beginning Food Preservation Project and the Junior Master Food Preserver Project (Advanced Food Preservation).  The beginning project invites youth and adult volunteers to engage in interactive and informal learning t discover the science and art of safe food preservation. beginning_projectsheet   The advanced project requires County Director and 4-H Youth Development and Master Food Preserver Advisor approval as well as participation of Certified Master Food Preservers. jr_mfp_projectsheet

If you would like to test your knowledge regarding safe practices in home canning take this short quiz by clicking the link!

http://ucanr.edu/canningquiz 

Webmaster Email: kesoule@ucanr.edu