A Short History of Canning

A Short History of Canning

In case you hadn't noticed, we're a little obsessed with canning here. It's a great way to eat local all year long ... and it's fun. But do you know where it all started?

GOOD magazine has a short piece up on its website about canning, and more specifically about the history of canning.

Did you know that canning was invented in the early 1800s for the French Army? Well it was. And that the sales of canning supplies was up 30% this year? It was!

Read more about canning, its history, and other cool canning facts here.

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