Be sure foods you have grown or purchased are stored to preserve quality and nutritional value. Storing food properly can help you maintain safety, freshness and quality. Proper storage and preservation can also help avoid food waste. Storage Tips Purchase and/or preserve only the type and amount of food you will use. Buying in large […]
All Stocked up on Beans…Now What?
In this time of uncertainty, many of us have stocked up on pantry essentials such as beans. They appear to be at the top of many peoples’ list, with recent sales having increased nationwide by about 40% and shelves empty everywhere you go! Not surprisingly, they store well and are known for being an excellent […]
Harvesting and Preserving Your Garden
One of the most satisfying parts of cultivating and caring for a vegetable garden is enjoying the literal fruits of your labor. Whether you look forward to the picking, the preparation, or the preservation of your garden fresh produce. Here are a few things that can improve the process of harvesting your garden, and lengthen […]