Category Archives: Harvest and Storage

Now that you’ve grown it, how and when to pick it and how to store it.

Dilly Beans in My Steam Canner

  I love almost anything pickled as long as it is salty and sour.  These Dilly Beans are both, much like Kosher dills.  I used the Ball recipe and there is also a recipe on NCHFP.  Links below.  You may … Continue reading

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How to Make Leather Britches (Breeches) Part 1

In this video I start the process of making Leather Britches, naturally dehydrated green beans. When the drying is complete, in about 3 weeks I will show you how to store and cook them.

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Organic Gardening: Growing and Harvesting Peanuts

Growing a late crop of peanuts, if your weather permits, has multiple benefits for your garden: crowds out weeds, adds nitrogen to the soil, holds the soil in place preventing erosion …… AND YOU GET PEANUTS! Peanuts are easy to … Continue reading

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Organic Gardening: Harvesting and Curing Potatoes

This is my first time growing Red La Soda Potatoes. My return was not as good as Red Pontiacs, but not too shabby. This was from a late winter planting. I will try them again in the fall. Jon us … Continue reading

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Organic Gardening: Harvesting and Curing Inchelium Red Garlic

Garlic is a great thing to grow in your backyard garden.  It takes up little space, needs almost no attention, stores well, and saves you lots of money.  Garlic is very expensive in the grocery store, and you have very … Continue reading

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Safely Pressure Canning Black Beans– Guest Post by Melissa McDonald

This tutorial is a pictorial illustration of proper safe canning technique as outlined by NCHFP.  The recipe and instructions followed can be found here… http://nchfp.uga.edu/how/can_04/beans_peas_shelled.html Black beans are a pantry staple for me.  But buying cans of black beans, while … Continue reading

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Harvest and Storage

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