Preserving the harvest – canning, drying, freezing

Canning and dehydration are great ways to preserve almost any food — vegetables, fruits and even meats. The Extension Service provides one of the most comprehensive go-to sources of information for home canning and food preservation. Here are some of my recent adventures in home canning and drying. Continue reading Preserving the harvest – canning, drying, freezing

Putting food by: Storing the Harvest

As the end of the warm weather garden season rolls to a close and fall and winter grow closer, many gardeners harvest the last of the summer produce before planting the fall crops or putting the garden to bed. But how do you store all of the extra produce at the end of the season? Especially those things you don’t freeze or can to preserve? … Continue reading Putting food by: Storing the Harvest