OverWintering Vegetables

With the first frost comes the need to harvest most vegetables. Our cold room is stacked with fruit and vegetables chilling out till it’s time to be eaten. Some vegetables can be overwintered in the garden , but there are a few steps to managing the crops that are left out in the cold. This […]

Prepared

Image by urbanworkbench via Flickr As the snow falls outside and most of the leaves have fallen, I’m reminded of all the things that were not accomplished on the to-do list. Despite this, we have a cold room full of apples, pumpkins and squash, preserved fruit and vegetables in canning jars, dried goods in the […]

Preserving the Harvest

Food means survival. Our ancestors knew this, they spent much of the year working in fields or gardens growing food for the household. The shift from self-reliance to consumerism has been recent in the history of humanity, to the point where whole Cities are thousands of miles removed from the majority of food that is […]