TAG : preserving food

101 Reasons We Can or Preserve Food

“Why do you preserve food, albeit can, dehydrate, ferment or freeze?”This is the question I posed to several of my social media groups. I was blessed with a massive response.  The list below comes from the passionate comments of 100’s of folks that are part of Rebel Canners, Fermenters ...

Growing and Preserving Persimmon

You might be thinking pumpkin, but the start of autumn gets me thinking persimmon. The persimmon trees in our orchard are around 40 years old, and I’ll admit when we first moved in I’d never actually eaten one. Despite growing well in much of New Zealand, persimmons are not yet widely ...

Mother Earth Gardener

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