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Food Preservation


We offer classes on the basics of Food Preservation and canning soups/stews, fruits, vegetables, and more! It will be posted here if there is currently a class scheduled. If you are interested in these classes and don't see a date listed, call our office at 330-725-4911. 

Join the Ohio State University Food Preservation team for office hour sessions on various canning topics, from preparing to can, to canning jams, jellies, salsas, pickles and more!  Visit the Food Preservation Page for a full list of office hour recordings.  

Testing your Pressure Canner Gauge

If you have a dial gauge on your canner, it is recommended that you get it tested once a year. We can do this for you at our Medina office! 

If you would like this $5 service, follow the steps below:

  • Call or email Erin Ruggiero, FCS Educator, at to schedule a time. 
  • Bring your pressure canner lid with dial gauge to our office for testing. 

You can either wait for it to be tested or receive a call when it is done. 

Cost:  $5.00 at time of pickup.