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The House & Homestead | Anna Sakawsky

The lost art of food preservation…

 Human beings have been preserving food for millennia. Before the very recent advent of refrigeration and freezing, preservation methods like canning, drying, root cellaring and fermenting were how we preserved food and hedged against lean times.

Today we can go to the grocery store and buy whatever we want at any time of year. Strawberries in January? Sure! Fresh green beans in the middle of winter? Why not?

But what if you couldn’t get what you need from the grocery store? Wouldn’t it be nice to know you have food stored away at home no matter what’s going on in the world?

Not to mention, if you grow your own food, you’ll need to know how to preserve it so all of your hard work doesn’t go to waste. But to get the most out of your harvest and your food preservation efforts, you need a plan.

Download my FREE Food Preservation Plan to help you strategize your food preservation efforts for the year and make the most out of growing and buying food in season and preserving it to enjoy all year long!


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A note from me to you…

The House & Homestead | Anna Sakawsky

Hi there!

I’m Anna, and I’m a city girl turned  modern homesteader who’s passionate about growing, cooking and preserving real food at home, creating my own herbal medicine and all-natural home and body care products, and working toward a simpler, more sustainable, more self-sufficient life each and every day. And I’m equally passionate about helping others do the same!

I live with my family (human, furry and feathered) on ¼-acre property on Vancouver Island. Here we produce and preserve hundreds of pounds of our own food each year and strive to live a more self-reliant lifestyle through all that we do.

I’m also the creator of this blog –The House & Homestead– as well as the editor and publisher of Modern Homesteading Magazine, a digital magazine dedicated to all things homesteading, sustainability, self-sufficiency and simple, seasonal living.

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