This short self-paced course will provide participants with the basic knowledge of safe home food preservation methods.  It will discuss the science behind the specific methods that are used for home food preservation and introduce the learner to various methods of home food preservation (canning, freezing, dehydration, fermentation) using step-by-step guidance.

Course Schedule:

The training will be self-paced and offered online via Canvas.

Basic registration instructions can be found here.


Cost*: $15.00
Payment Methods: Credit Cards Only
Refund Policy: Refunds are not available for this program.
Special Note: If you are a current VT student, please do not register with your vt.edu email address.  You must use a different email address in order to access this version of Canvas.

*A waiver of the $15.00 registration fee is available for current employees.  Please contact H. Lester Schonberger at hlschon@vt.edu to receive the discount code that is required during checkout.

What's Next? 

Virginia Cooperative Extension utilizes Canvas to offer this online program. After registering for this program, you will receive a registration confirmation email with detailed instructions for accessing the Canvas platform. If you don't see a confirmation email, be sure to check your spam or junk folder.  You can also access the Canvas instructions here.

If you have any questions about this program, please contact H. Lester Schonberger at hlschon@vt.edu.    

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact H. Lester Schonberger at hlschon@vt.edu during business hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event. *TDD number is (800) 828-1120.

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Home Food Preservation (Virtual Program)
Registration Fee $15.00
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