Tag: food storage

Some thoughts on canning, mid-winter

We’re about halfway through the months when canned food is most appreciated – a  supplement to sparse local foods available, a taste of the past harvest and market purchase. As I’ve written previously, B. and I did an awful lot of canning last summer… Continue Reading “Some thoughts on canning, mid-winter”

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In the Bookshed: Keeping the Harvest

Now that it’s food-storage season (so quick! where did the summer go?) I am once again reaching for canning, preserving, drying advice in the form of this most excellent book, first published in 1990: Keeping the Harvest. I picked this up several years ago… Continue Reading “In the Bookshed: Keeping the Harvest”

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In the Bookshed: Independence Days

Independence Days | Sharon Astyk I should warn you upfront that no sooner was I done this book, that I started clearing a corner of my basement for long-term food storage. Not necessarily because Sharon Astyk makes a compelling case for the end of… Continue Reading “In the Bookshed: Independence Days”

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