Preserving pumpkin and winter squash
There are many varieties of winter squash and pumpkins that are suitable for preservation. Squash varieties that preserve well are: acorn, buttercup, butternut, banana, golden delicious, Hubbard, and sweet meat. Pumpkin varieties that are best for preserving are sugar and pie varieties. This publication outlines how to preserve pumpkins and winter squash, from harvesting and storing, to canning, freezing, and dehydrating for long-term storage.