The following estimates may be used as a general guide in determining the amount of food required for canning:

Vegetables

1 1/2 lbs. spinach . . .

= 1 pt.

1 lb. chard .......

= 1 pt.

12-15 baby beets . .

= 1 pt.

20 carrots ........

= 1 pt.

3/4 lb. string beans . .

= 1 pt.

2 qts. peas........

= 1 pt.

4 small ears corn . . .

= 1 pt.

Fruits

1 bu. peaches .....

= 25 qts.

1 bu. pears .......

= 30 qts.

1 bu. plums ......

= 28 qts.

1 bu. red raspberries.

= 24 qts.

1 bu. cherries .....

= 20 qts.

1 bu. tomatoes ....

= 18 qts.