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This year will be interesting – we anticipate adding two or three more people to our household (and maybe more – we’re gently looking for a housemate or two once things settle down with the foster kids). In past years I’ve mostly been able to keep up with the “every year the kids get bigger…

It seemed up here in the north that spring would never come – and now we’re headed rapidly into that time of year when everything is ripe and abundant in our gardens and at local farms, and learning to put food up can make it possible for you to enjoy summer in winter, and continue…

Water Bath Canning 101

Note: This is the first kind of canning you should try, and the most basic, and IMHO, most useful kind. It is definitely worth experimenting with when you’ve got an excess of produce, which many people do this time of year. If you don’t have your own overproductive garden, perhaps you can offer to preserve…

I wrote Independence Days: A Guide to Sustainable Food Preservation and Storage because when it came time for me to take the next steps in eating locally and homegrown – to holding some of summer’s bounty for the long winter, there wasn’t any book that really covered what all I needed to know. After writing…