Looking for Find your State Department of Agriculture's offices, contact innformation and online and offline resources here. in 2023? Scroll down this page and follow the links. And if you bring home some fruit or vegetables and want to can, freeze, make jam, salsa or pickles, see this page for simple, reliable, illustrated canning, freezing or preserving directions. There are plenty of other related resources, click on the resources dropdown above. If you are having a hard time finding canning lids, I've used these, and they're a great price & ship in 2 days.
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Your local state department of agriculture often has resources to help gardeners, farmers, even those who want to start cottage food businesses or a local farmer's market. Find the resources at your state's department of agriculture by clicking on the appropriate link below. For County Extension Offices click here.
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Water bath canner with a jar rack
Pressure canner for gas, electric and induction stoves
Canning scoop (this one is PERFECT)
Ball Blue book (most recent version)
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