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Pressure Canner

Pressure Canner Testing Schedule:

  • Wednesday, May 19, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM, OSU Extension Office
  • Friday, June 11, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM, OSU Extension Office
  • Saturday, July 10, 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM, Auer Ace Hardware

Testing is free. Please schedule appointment times by visiting http://go.osu.edu/2021cannertestingcoshocton

If you can't attend any other those dates, canner testing is available at the Coshocton County OSU Extension Office by appointment for a fee of $5. Appointment times are approximately 15 minutes and can be scheduled with the OSU Extension Office by calling 740-622-2265. All that is needed for testing is your canner lid.

Fall Food Preservation Virtual Programs

The OSU Extension Home Food Preservation Team offered a variety of virtual programs in 2020. Sessions will start with a short presentation (approximately 30 minutes) and the remainder of time features open Q&A. 

Link to Recorded Classes from Fall Series
Preserving Fall Vegetables- Recording
Preserving Apples- Recording 
Canning Soup- Recording
Canning Meat, Poultry & Game - Recording
Making Jerky - Recording
Making Sauerkraut - Recording 
Link to Recorded Classes from Summer Series
Recording - Preparing for Canning
Recording - Jams and Jellies
Recording - Canning and Freezing Vegetables
Recording - Canning and Freezing Fruits
Recording - Pickles
Recording - Salsa

Please contact Emily Marrison directly at OSU Extension 740-622-2265 with any questions you may have. 

You can also learn more about Canning, Freezing, Dehydrating and more here

Popular Fact Sheets from Ohio State University Extension:

Quick-Process Pickles

Making Jerky

Freezing and Canning Venison

Basics for Canning Vegetables

Freezing Basics

Preserving Food with Less Sugar

Canning Meat, Poultry, and Game