Food Preservation Equipment Lending Library

Want to start preserving your own fresh food,but don’t have the equipment?

We have you covered!


With our Food Preservation Equipment Lending Library!

We have available…

Water bath canners

Weighted & dial gauge  pressure canners 

 Food dehydrators  

Victorio food strainer (Great for  tomato sauce! No skin, no seeds.)

Steam juice extractor (for juices, jellies, etc.)

 Jerky kit   

Food processor

Equipment can be borrowed for personal use by any person over 18 years of age.  Loan of 3 to 7 days. Equipment is made available through Ashland and Bayfield UW-Extension Family Living & WI Nutrition Education Programs.

To reserve items, contact by phone:

UWEX Bayfield County

117 E 5th Street

Bayfield County Courthouse, Room 204

Washburn, WI  54891

(715) 373-6104

UWEX Ashland County    

201 West Main Street              Ashland County Courthouse, Room 107

Ashland, WI 54806

715-682-7017