Yes you can! Canning and freezing is a great, budget-friendly way to reduce waste and extend the shelf life of your favorite seasonal fruits and vegetables.

Did you know that fresh produce loses its nutrients quickly? Food that is frozen or canned soon after harvest is actually more nutritious than some “fresh” produce that has been on the truck or supermarket shelf for a week or longer. Knowing your farmer gives you insight into the seasons, the weather, and the miracle of raising food.

Community Food Processing Facilities in Georgia
Learn about the 29 public facilities spread across the state that have the equipment and instructors for you to can, dry, and freeze food.

The National Center for Home Food Preservation
Your source for current research-based recommendations for most methods of home food preservation.

Step-by-step videos on how to can.

Cure Your Own Meats
Meat scientists, a processor, and an organic meat marketer explain ingredients, processes, and challenges to natural curing, along with product labeling and regulations.

How to Freeze Peaches
Don’t buy hard-as-rocks supermarket peaches. Buy fresh, ripe, juicy peaches and freeze them.