Beginner’s Guide to Preserving the Harvest
Preserving food is one of the most important homesteading skills you can acquire.
Preserving food helps you save money on groceries, become more self-reliant and enjoy healthy, organic, seasonal food all year long. It’s also necessary to learn how to preserve homegrown food so that nothing goes to waste.
3 Easy Ways to Preserve the Harvest
I recently had the opportunity to share some of my favourite methods of preserving food in an article for Backyard Garden Lover.
I discuss the 3 easiest ways to preserve the bounty from your summer garden (or from your local farmers market): freezing, drying and canning.
So if you’re up to your ears in green beans, treading through tons of tomatoes or you’ve already eaten more fresh fruit than you can physically handle, it’s time to start preserving my friend. Check out the full article to learn how: 3 Easy Ways to Preserve Garden Harvest.
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