Expert Tips for Safe Home Food Storage

Janice Gregg from the Oregon State University Extension Service shares her knowledge on how to store staple foods over the winter months. As Gregg explains, edible grains, fruits, squashes, and other staples have different storage requirements in order to preserve their freshness, and avoid spoilage and rot.

OSU Extension Food Storage Guidelines

OSU Extension Food Storage Guidelines

Here’s a link (from the OSU food storage site) to the Texas Agriculture Extension Service publication Safe Home Food Storage (PDF) for details on proper storage on a comprehensive list of foods including staple items.


  1. says

    Great video on storing food. I learned a lot of new things. I store food all winter in my garage and basement. Now I know how to prolong the life of the many produce items I get from my garden.

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