High Elevation Food Preparation & Food Preservation

The majority of recipes for home preserved food products are developed at sea level and can present not only food quality challenges, but also food safety challenges for Colorado cooks living above 3,000 feet. The following food preservation resources have been developed for cooks living at higher altitudes.

High Altitude Food Preparation Guide
Preparacion de Comida en Altitud Alta
High Altitude Hard Cooked Eggs
High Altitude Holiday Baking Tips
Candy Making at High Altitude

Preserve Smart

Preserve Smart was developed by Colorado State University Extension in order to provide a trusted way to find and use tested food preservation recipes and instructions for any elevation–from sea level to high in the Rocky Mountains!