Younger Generations Take Up Food Preservation with Help from K-State

Canning food has been around for generations, but recently it’s popularity has been exploding. Unfortunately, the right information hasn’t been as pervasive as the act of canning itself. Kansas State Food Science Extension Associate Karen Blakeslee hopes to remedy all the misinformation with hands-on lessons. According to Blakeslee, “As extension professionals, we are offering hands-on canning classes in many locations across Kansas to teach people the importance of handling food safely.” Without proper care, canning can be a breeding ground for foodborne illness. Learn what you need to know here.

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