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Ways to preserve your garden

With the cool weather that blew through recently and with fall and winter approaching its time to start focusing on preserving our garden’s goods. Humans have been preserving foods since ancient times. In order to survive periods when hunting was light and crops failed, hunters and gathers learned to preserve their food. There are many ways to preserve fruits, vegetables and meats to store them for longer periods of time.


When the temperature began to drop, ancient people used those temperatures to extend their foods storage life. Cellars, caves and cool streams were used to keep food...


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