1. Bounty from the Garden
August 22, 2017
Peaches are ripe, strawberries have been picked, watermelon is coming into season. With all this abundance, how do we use this bounty? We Put-By. An old fashioned term meaning we can, freeze, dehydrate and otherwise prepare for the coming winter, it is time to use our skills to make things that will sustain us for the months ahead. Born and raised on a farm, it was many years before I learned that what was sold in the markets could not live up to what was prepared at home.
Take for example strawberry jam. That season ended last month. Those of us that are lucky enough were able to g... (read more)
Author: Megan Howe