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Investing in the simple life through foraging, preserving and harvesting.
Investing in the simple life through foraging, preserving and harvesting.

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Foraging, preserving and growing your own food is a way of life for me and many people. It’s a nice way to get back in touch with what mother nature has to offer. Finding the perfect gift during the holiday season can be difficult. Giving the right gift…

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During mid-summer Purslane or Pigweed starts to show up just about everywhere. If you have a garden, you probably have run across Purslane and pulled it out and added it to your weed pile. Next time consider eating it. It goes great in a summer salad.…

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Ball jars are a great for canning, but have you ever used them to make Ball Jar smoothies? Just about every morning I start my day with a healthy fruit smoothy. As an avid canner, I have a lot of Ball jars laying around and discovered that pint Mason or…

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Plastic is causing so many environmental problems in our world. Plastic is polluting our oceans and soil. One of the biggest offenders is plastic bags. Whenever I buy something, no matter how small the item is, the cashier places it in a plastic bag. It…

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Using a food dehydrator is an excellent way to preserve foods from foraging or the garden. Often times I am left with only so much room in my freezer, so dehydrating is a great way to store food. A food dehydrator offers a way to increase the shelf life…

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If you are in the audio visual business and deal with live events, having a diverse tech kit can help you in a pinch.

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Water bath canning is a great way to preserve vegetables, jams and sauces. It can be used to extend the shelf life of many types of produce from foraging, your garden or the farmer’s market. I have been canning for many years. It is still a safe way to…

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Respect Nature and Pick Up Your Trash

I spend a lot of time outdoors foraging, hiking, and kayaking. It always amazes and angers me how many people that leave their trash behind. I have been to some of the most amazing lakes, trails and mountains. People just toss their water bottles,…

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The growing season has come to an end for this year. It was a good year overall. Many things from the garden are frozen, canned or preserved. One of the last things I like to do before the frost comes and freezes the ground solid is to plant some garlic…

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Wild grape season is here in New England and every year I like to forage for wild concord grapes. Theses grapes grow all over North America and are great for making grape juice or jam.
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