Home Food Preservation: Canning Tomatoes & Fruits


Tomatoes and fruits can be safely processed in a boiling water bath. Join us to learn the basic principles of canning. This workshop is presented as a demonstration and lecture.

  • When

  • Wed., July 26, 2017
    (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

  • Where

  • Penn State Extension Cumberland County
    310 Allen Rd.
    Carlisle, PA 17013

To Be Covered

  • The latest canning recommendations including acidifying tomatoes and the use of salt.
  • How to can fruit with or without sugar.
  • Basics of canning tomatoes, tomato sauces, and tomato juice.*


*These basics also apply to other high acid foods, such as pickles and fruits.

Optional Lunch Activity

Participants are welcome to bring a lunch and view the So Easy to Preserve DVD Series on water bath canning after the scheduled workshop. Pre-registration for the DVD viewing is not required. The run time for the film is approximately 45 minutes.

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