Preserve Your Extra Produce with Home Canning

Not sure what to do with your extra produce? Home canning is your go-to friend!

You probably thought about giving them away to your family, friends and neighbors. But what if you still have more left? Home canning is a simple solution for your leftover harvest to not go to waste.

Most gardeners use this method as it is the best approach to preserve surplus crops that can’t be eaten right away. It can also be a fun and economical way to make fresh food available all year-round.

So how long do they last, you might ask? The shelf life of home canned food depends on the type of food you are storing. As a general rule, they are good for 1 to 2 years when stored properly in a cool, dry place.

If you’re curious about how this works, you can find free tutorials and recipes from various sources online. In the meantime, check out this awesome home-canned goods collection from our amazing gardening fans!

Home Canning Shelf Goals
Photo by @henmade_homestead

Dried Herb Collection
Photo by @bigfamilyliving

Kitchen Pantry Goals
Photo by @shegrowsveg

Home Canning Shelf Goals
Photo by @henmade_homestead

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