Get more out of your beet crop this year by home canning your harvests. Canning beets is simple and gives your crops a longer shelf life for year-round enjoyment.
Beets are a versatile vegetable that are loaded with health benefits. Canning beets is a great way to increase the life of your crops after harvest and these easy-to-follow steps from the USDA Canning Guide will help you stock your pantry for months.
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Beets with a diameter of 1 to 2 inches are preferred for whole packing into jars. Beets larger than 3 inches in diameter are often fibrous and will be more satisfactory cut into chunks or slices.