If you have ever looked at homestead binder printables, you know the importance of staying on top of everything that is happening on your homestead. That’s why today I am sharing these free printable food preservation worksheets with you!
If you’ve ever wanted to reap the rewards of harvesting your garden’s bounties and preserve the season’s harvest for months (or even a year!), then these free printable food preservation worksheets are just what you need!
Whether you’re an amateur gardener or a veteran homesteader, these easy-to-follow templates will help keep your food preserved in the most effective way. From Winter planning to Summer and Fall execution, these pages will keep you organized and on top of your preservation adventures once and for all!
So get ready – for convenience, confidence, and tasty goodness galore.
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Why You Should Download These Free Printable Food Preservation Worksheets
You know what’s cool? Homesteading. Living off the land, growing your own food (food production), and being self-sufficient sounds pretty dreamy to me.
But let’s be real, it’s not always an easy feat. Especially that food processing and preservation topic…
If you have ever struggled with planning, organizing, or executing your food preservation goals, these printable food preservation worksheets will certainly help you get started.
Rather than running around like a chicken with its head cut off, now you will have everything you need to stay on top of your food preservation goals. All you need now is a book that teaches you how to preserve the food!
Let’s get started, shall we?
What Food Preparation And Food Preservation Methods Do These Worksheets Cover?
These worksheets include spaces for various methods of food preservation, including pressure canning, water bathing, freezing, and dehydrating.
No matter your preservation method of choice, these worksheets have got you covered!
What Is Included In These Preservation Worksheets?
When you download these preservation worksheets, you will get a bundle that includes 9 pages.
In addition to the cover page, you will also get:
- Preservation Calendar – Examples (see how this page can be used on your own homestead)
- Preservation Calendar – Blank (fill in your own plans for Winter, Spring, Summer, and Autumn).
- Freezer Inventory Pages for Vegetables, Herbs, and Fruits (for keeping track of what you’ve got in your freezer)
- Preservation Guides for Vegetables, Herbs, and Fruits (keep track of how you plan to preserve each item from your harvest, whether it’s pressure canning, water bathing, freezing, or dehydrating)
You’ll get everything you need to get started keeping track and organizing this year’s bountiful harvest!
Take a look at this quick free preview! See for yourself exactly what’s inside.
Before you know it, you’ll be a food preservation expert.
How To Use These Worksheets To Preserve Food
So how exactly do you go about using these worksheets to preserve food?
First, you’ll use the calendar pages to plan out when and what you will be planting and harvesting this year. Feel free to print out multiple copies of this page so you will have plenty of room to write.
Just add them all to your homesteading binder so you always know where they are and can access them at any time.
While you’re waiting for your garden to grow, go through your freezer and take note of everything you’ve thrown in there to prevent it from going bad throughout the year (leftovers from last year’s harvest, excess purchases from local sales, etc).
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As you begin your harvest, write down what you’ve collected on the preservation guide pages. make note of what you’ve got and how you plan to go about preserving it.
Continue this process throughout the year until you’re ready to plan and start next year’s garden!
Before you know it, you’ll have a wonderfully preserved harvest that will feed your family for a long time to come.
Free Printable Food Preservation Worksheet PDF
Are you ready to take control of your garden’s bounty once and for all?
These free printable food preservation worksheet PDF pages are just what you need!
We hope you enjoy your free preservation worksheets!
Be sure to check out our other fun homesteading and gardening resources:
- When should I start my seeds?
- Grow (And Regrow) Kitchen Scraps
- Pocket Gardening Journal
- Homesteading Planner
- Food Grower’s Planner
Charlene has been dabbling in and learning about the homesteading lifestyle for almost 20 years. She recently started a real-world homestead with her extended family and is excited to share 20+ years of knowledge and experience with the world!
While she certainly doesn't know everything about homesteading and is learning more every day, she is excited to learn and grow along with YOU!
Charlene blogs about about homesteading at https://secretlifeofhomesteaders.com/.