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Enjoy, preserve apples during National Apple Month

October 3, 2013

Take advantage of Colorado State Extension's research into how to prepare and preserve foods. Colorado's apple harvest is ready! Find out how to 'put up' this versatile fruit with Extension's free food preservation fact sheets.

An option for preserving applesauce or pie filling is to pressure can them.National Apple Month

October is National Apple Month and a great time to enjoy freshly harvest varieties of this fruit.

Buying local, preserving local

With the growing interest in consuming local foods, home food preservation is a great way to buy local and still be able to enjoy Colorado-grown produce throughout the winter months! 

Safe processing

Always be sure to safely preserve foods for your elevation by making the necessary high altitude adjustments.

Get all the information you need--whether it's your first time or you've been preserving for years:


Contact: Elisa Shackelton
E-mail: elisa.shackelton@colostate.edu
Phone: 491-7334