Tagged: food preservation

Colchester CSA share - beets, watermelon, bell peppers, tomatoes, potatoes, corn, watermelon, eggplant 0

Community Supported Agriculture

At the Little House on Pine, we get weekly harvests from the Community Supported Agriculture program at Colchester Farm. Participating in the CSA helps us transition from dependency on supermarket produce to local, seasonal...

A young Asian pear tree guild produces food, habitat, and improves soil fertility using permaculture principles. 0

Permaculture

Permaculture offers a design approach for meeting human needs while improving the health of the planet. And it inspires a lot of our homestead activities. Quick Overview Inspired by the oil crisis of the...

Cucumber kimchi makes a great snack, side, or light meal 0

Cucumber Kimchi

In the heat of summer, we’re swimming in cucumbers. Some cukes end up in tzatziki sauce with homemade yogurt, some end up as dill or bread and butter pickles, and the lucky ones get...

A butter knife separates neat rectangles of clean comb from the wire supports. 0

Honey Harvest

Thanks to a little help from the chickens, the bees produced enough surplus honey to share with friends of the Little House on Pine. Kathy and Sarah took the lead on manual honey extraction...

Silicone baking cups used to freeze bone broth. 0

How to Freeze Bone Broth

I stored bone broth in the freezer by filling mason jars 3/4 to the top, till one day a thawing jar cracked and embedded tiny slivers of glass in the broth. Major bummer. But the mishap opened...