An explanation of all the different ways used to preserve food; from freezing to irradiation.
Detailed instructions produced by the Minnesota Extension Service.
Covers drying basics, methods and equipment, fruits, vegetables, herbs, meats, and storing methods; from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Covers the basics of solar food drying; from Backwoods Home Magazine, by Marcella Shaffer.
Comprehensive site that covers drying food indoors and outdoors, pre-treating of foods, fruits and vegetables, nuts and seeds, food leathers, jerky, remedies for problems, FAQs; from the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
Plans for making a solar food dryer.
Basics of food preservation methods, a little history, how to select a dehydrator, safety advice; from the Cooperative Extension Service, University of Missouri.
Techniques, equipment, problem-solving, bibliography.
Food dehydrating information, equipment and supplies.
Ohio State University Extension fact sheet on the benefits of drying foods, preparation, pre-treatment, equipment needed, and a drying table for a variety of fruit and vegetables.