Videos

These videos and narrated powerpoints can help you learn how to safely preserve food or add interest to your teaching. You can find many video resources online, but for safe preserving be sure to follow trusted resources from the University of Wisconsin, Division of Extension. These videos are encoded in .mp4 format; free open-source software for playing .mp4 formatted videos is available VLC Media Player. To view the video files using a Windows computer, download the files to your computer and open with the VLC Media Player.

Canning – video segments from the very popular So Easy to Preserve series

Freezing – video segments from the very popular So Easy to Preserve series

Dehydrating – video segments from the very popular So Easy to Preserve series

Mini Modules – Using narrated powerpoint, the University of Minnesota has created 20 5-minute online Food Preservation mini-modules. Topics include Pressure Canning 101, Boiling Water Canning Method, Jam and Jelly Basics, and more.

A quick overview of canning can be found in Home Canning Basics from Penn State University.