Series Title: United States Department of Agriculture. Agriculture Information Bulletin 410This is a reprint of Part 4 from the 1977 Yearbook of Agriculture, Gardening for Food and Fun. ContentsThe whys of food preservation -- How to minimize quality losses -- Economics of home food preservation, or is do-it-yourself back to stay? -- Beginner's guide to home canning -- A primer on home freezing for the beginner -- Pressure canners, vital for low-acid foods -- Home canning of fruits and vegetables -- Freezing your garden's harvest -- Jellies, jams, marmalades, preserves -- Pickles, relishes add zip and zest -- Wine making (with a note on vinegar) -- Home drying of fruits and vegetables -- Storage of home-preserved foods -- Storing fresh fruit and vegetables -- Resurgence of community canneries -- Questions and answers on food preservation -- Food preservation glossary.
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