Traditional food preservation methods included lacto-fermentation. Cheese is a lacto-fermented food, as is yogurt. Vegetables can also be lacto-fermented. Fermentation preserves vegetables by ... Read More about Food Preservation: Lacto-Fermented Vegetables
While you can buy boxes of fruit in most places in Canada and the US, there is free fruit available where ever fruit trees and berry bushes can grow, in the wild and in a community near ... Read More about Food Preservation: How to get free food when you don’t have land
Garden herbs and wild herbs provide food, teas and medicine. To get the most benefit from them they need to be harvested at the peak of ripeness -- when the volatile oils peak and before the oils in ... Read More about Food preservation: Drying herbs for food, teas and medicine
With a world food crisis, drought and civil unrest over escalating food prices, around the world, we all have concerns about food security and the ability to feed our own families. An info-graphic is ... Read More about How much land do you need to be self sufficient?
Learn how to dry fruit so that you can create natural candy from the bountiful fruit and berry harvest that your garden produces. 7 good reasons to learn how to dry fruitDried fruit and ... Read More about How to Dry Fruit so You Can Turn Summer’s Bounty into Natural Candy
Where to begin? Now is the time to prepare your food for the coming winter. When it comes to putting-by your garden produce or farmer's market bounty for winter use there are several approaches. My ... Read More about Food preservation – summer’s bounty for winter’s scarcity