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- Growing and Canning Your Own Food (English Edition)
- Bottling (Canning) Fruits and Vegetables
- Home Canning and Botulism
Growing and Canning Your Own Food (English Edition)
Do you struggle with knowing how much food to grow for your family? Figuring out how much to plant in a vegetable garden can be tricky. Here are five important things to consider before you start planting, and how many plants you need to grow for each person. Especially the ones I like to snack in the field before bringing them in. For a while, I struggled with knowing exactly how much to plant in a vegetable garden to feed my family. Finding that balance between having enough food to eat and preserve, while wasting as little as possible to overripeness, frost, and the compost pile, can be tricky.
A sinking economy meant, then as now, that people were looking for ways to save money on their grocery bill, by growing their own food. In modern times, a depression garden shares some of the same purposes, to save money, grow needed food, and make the most of what you have. To really make a depression garden work for you, carefully plan your growing season and your harvesting. Look ahead: you will need canning or other preserving equipment and know-how. That way, the savings on your food budget extends all year.
Bottling (Canning) Fruits and Vegetables
Home canning is an excellent way to preserve garden produce and share it with family and friends, but it can be risky—or even deadly—if not done correctly and safely. You may be thinking about home canning your garden goodies to preserve them. But beware! If home canning is not done the proper way, your canned vegetables and fruits as well as other foods, including meats and seafood could cause botulism. Botulism is a rare but potentially deadly illness caused by a poison most commonly produced by a germ called Clostridium botulinum. The germ is found in soil and can survive, grow, and produce a toxin in certain conditions, such as when food is improperly canned.
If you buy an item via links on this page, we may earn a commission. Our editorial content is not influenced by commissions. Read the full disclosure. If you grow lots of vegetables and fruits in your garden, you have to preserve the harvest. If you want to save money , canning food is a great way to avoid food waste. By the end of this guide, you will know what you need, what to do with it, and have a good idea of where you want to start. The absolute must-have item to can your food.
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Home Canning and Botulism
And if you bring home some fruit or vegetables and want to can, freeze, make jam, salsa or pickles, see this page for simple, reliable, illustrated canning, freezing or preserving directions. There are plenty of other related resources, click on the resources dropdown above. If you have questions or feedback, please let me know!
Victory gardens , also called war gardens or food gardens for defense , were vegetable, fruit, and herb gardens planted at private residences and public parks in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and Germany   during World War I and World War II. In wartime, governments encouraged people to plant victory gardens not only to supplement their rations but also to boost morale. Besides indirectly aiding the war effort , these gardens were also considered a civil " morale booster" in that gardeners could feel empowered by their contribution of labor and rewarded by the produce grown.