Friday, August 6, 2021

Food Preservation 101

By: Candice Keast

If you're growing food this year, you've probably already started to reap the benefits of having a garden, and as we approach fall, harvests will become more plentiful. With this abundance of fresh crops, you might not be able to eat it all before it goes bad. One sure way to avoid food spoilage is to practice traditional food preservation methods. Aside from sharing your harvest with your friends, family and neighbours, you can preserve your food and enjoy it throughout the winter months. 


This blog post will cover several preservation options to consider. The following food preservation techniques have been practiced throughout history and are a valuable way to avoid food waste:

  • Canning 
  • Dehydration
  • Fermentation
  • Freezing