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Canning Fruits and Vegetables: Resources

From canners to recipes, here are some helpful canning resources.

(From Canning Fruits and Vegetables, By Sue Weaver)

Online Resources


  1. National Presto Industries
    (Presto canners, parts)
    (800) 877-0441
  2. Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry Company
    (Makers of All-American canners)
    (920) 682-8627
  3. Pressure Cooker Outlet
    (Presto, Mirro, All American & Maitres Pressure Cookers & Parts; canning books and supplies)
    (800) 251-8824

Canning supplies

  1. Alltrista Corp.
    (Makers of Ball and Kerr canning lids, Ball Blue Book and other brochures, online canning instructions, recipes, FAQs, archived newsletters); Hotline: (800) 240-3340; Order: (800) 392-2575
  2. Kitchen Krafts
    (Free catalog)
    (800) 776-0575 or (563) 535-8000
  3. Home Canning Supply
    (Free catalog)
    (800) 354-4070

Home Canning labels:

  1. Label Creations
  2. A Lotta Labels 

Useful Web Sites:

  1. Food Preservation Links
    Extensive; links to reliable university-published information.
  2. USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning
    Print chapters or topics; download them as PDF files.
  3. National Center for Home Food Preservation
    Instructions, FAQs, multimedia presentations, information requests.
  4. Home Canning Pressures and Processing Times
    Four-page PDF download, very complete, very valuable.

Troubleshooting Guides

  1. Common Canning Problems (Clemson University)
  2. Cooperative Extension Services

Reliable Canning Recipes:

  1. Pickling Recipes and Canning Links
  2. Pickles and Relishes
    A lot of them, including sauerkraut.
  3. Salsa Recipes for Canning
  4. Tomato Recipes to Preserve an Abundant Harvest
  5. Jam and Jelly Recipes
  6. Let’s Preserve Fruit Pie Fillings

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Thanks for the heads up, Christina! We've updated this.
Hobby Farms Editor, Lexington, KY
Posted: 4/14/2014 6:48:42 AM
I would like to submit a correction to the links. The correct web address for the Home Canning Supply link is www.canningsupply.com. If you follow the link it takes you to www.homecanningsupply.com which will ask you to buy the domain name. Tasty travels!
Christina, Fairfax, VA
Posted: 4/13/2014 9:32:55 AM
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