Enough people across the US preserve food that the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) continues to support research and education through its Extension Service partnership at the University of Georgia. Your tax dollars are well spent on this resource. Check it out at:
National Center For Home Food Preservation
Other university-based Food Preservation sites
Oregon State University Extension Food Preservation Site
University of Minnesota Extension Services
Food Preservation Commercial Websites
Several food industries offer food preservation information, supplies and equipment to promote the use of their products. Recipes generally are good as well as safe.
Jarden Home Brands canning site:
Splenda – tips on jam making using the Splenda as the sweetener:
Local Resources for Preservation Equipment and Supplies
This small jewel of a store offers a wide variety of canning supplies.
2106 SE Divison Street
Portland, Oregon 97202
Bi-Mart requires a $5.00 ‘membership’ before you can shop. This Northwest owned corporation has 60-plus stores and carries a good supply of food preservation equipment and supplies at discounted prices.