Can your own food

3 Reasons You Should Can Your Food

3 Reasons You Should Can You Food

Have you ever wondered why people can their own food?

Are there health benefits to canning your own food?

There are not many activities that can save money, create memories and keep your family healthy quite like canning. Canning and preserving food isn’t just for Ma Ingalls of Little House on the Prairie anymore. These days it seems that more and more people are looking to can their food.

3 reason why you should can your food

  1. Canning Food Saves Money

    One of the top reasons people everywhere can their own food is to save money. You can take a crop of your own home grown vegetables or purchase whatever produce is in season and preserve them through canning. What better way to enjoy the hard work you have put into your garden by canning your own food and enjoying it off season.

  2. Canning Your Own Food has Health Benefits

    According to, there is a growing concern for BPA which is often found in commercially canned food.

    The Mayo Clinic reported this following about the risk of BPA,

    “Some research has shown that BPA can seep into food or beverages from containers that are made with BPA. Exposure to BPA is a concern because of possible health effects of BPA on the brain, behavior and prostate gland of fetuses, infants and children.”

    One great way to avoid foods and beverages seeped with BPA is by canning your own.

  3. Creating Memories

    Ask anyone who cans their own food and they will most likely tell about the lifelong memories they have associated with canning. Canning can create amazing memories for your children and/or grandchildren.


Over the next few months we will be posting articles about canning. We’ll cover all the canning basics and help to make you feel confident when you can your own food.

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Your Turn
Do you have any fond memories associated with canning your own food?

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