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Do you grow your own potatoes or buy in bulk from the farmers market? Follow these five easy steps to keep your potatoes fresh all winter long.

5 Steps to Storing Potatoes for Winter

Do you grow your own potatoes or buy in bulk from the farmers market, your local supermarket or your own garden.

Do you grow your own potatoes or buy in bulk from a farmer market? Follow these 5 easy steps to storing potatoes in a basement, root cellar or other cool areas in your home or garage for winter to keep your potatoes fresh.

STORAGE // Storing potatoes this way will help keep them fresh for several months depending on the temperature and humidity. Ours usually last until March before they begin sprouting.

If you have an area in your basement, crawlspace, or garage that stays cool all winter long, you can make use of these cold spots to keep storage crops fresh well into winter.

14 Crops for Winter Food Storage

If you have an area in your basement, crawlspace, or garage that stays cool all winter long, you can make use of these cold spots to keep storage crops fresh well into winter. - Home And Garden

Herbs that you plan to dry for storage should be harvested at their peak to conserve the herbs’ natural oils responsible for flavor, aroma, and medicinal properties. The timing depends on the plant part you are harvesting and how it will be used. After harvesting, you want to dry herbs quickly to preserve their essential oils for the greatest intensity.

How to Harvest and Dry Herbs for Storage

Herbs that you plan to dry for storage should be harvested at their peak to conserve the herbs’ natural oils responsible for flavor, aroma, and medicinal properties. The timing depends on the plant part you are harvesting and how it will be used.

12 Food Preservation Methods to Make Your Food & Harvest Last Longer

12 Food Preservation Methods to Make Your Food & Harvest Last Longer

12 different ways for a homesteader to preserve excess food. Plus, multiple recipes to help you with whichever of the food preservation methods you choose.

Take advantage of your local farmers’ markets and farm stands in the fall and stock up on these locally grown crops for your winter food storage. If you have an area in your basement, crawlspace, or garage that stays cool all winter long, you can make use of these cold spots to keep storage crops fresh well into winter.

14 Crops for Winter Food Storage

Take advantage of your local farmers’ markets and farm stands in the fall and stock up on these locally grown crops for your winter food storage. If you have an area in your basement, crawlspace, or garage that stays cool all winter long, you can make use

20 Crops That Keep and How to Store Them - Food storage is my families top priority it always has been and probably always will be. I feel pretty confident that in 5 years we will be spending minimal on our groceries.

Food Storage: 20 Crops That Keep and How to Store Them

One of the latest kitchen updates is the grey wash kitchen cabinets, it is a neutral gorgeous cabinet style to match with any kitchen.

Of all the plants in my garden, chamomile offers the most return on my investment. It is a vigorous and problem-free plant that produces a spray of beautiful flowers that can immediately be harvested to make a tasty tea. Gardener’s Path has all of the information you need to know about growing this fine addition in your own garden. Read on to learn more!

How to Grow Chamomile (M. chamomilla and C. nobile)

If chamomile isn’t growing in your garden, you’re missing out. Click and read to learn all about chamomile’s many uses and how to grow this garden staple.

The Ultimate Rhubarb Guide - Grow Harvest Cook Preserve: http://anoregoncottage.com/ultimate-rhubarb-guide-grow-harvest-cook-preserve/

The Ultimate Rhubarb Guide: Grow, Harvest, Cook & Preserve

Lots of Rhubarb recipes: The Ultimate Rhubarb Guide - Grow Harvest Cook Preserve at An Oregon Cottage

Storing onions, garlic, and shallots in punched paper bags can keep them fresh for months. onions_storage2.jpg

How to Store Onions, Garlic & Shallots

Store Onions, Garlic, and Shallots in a bag punched with holes. they will be as fresh and firm in three months as they were the day you purchased them! You could reuse paper bags from the grocery store for this.

How to Store Vegetables Over the Winter: Modern and Vintage Storage Tips - If you grow your own vegetables storing the stuff you don’t eat or sell is important not only for a survival perspective but it's a great way to save money and have homegrown vegetables out of season. #foodstorage #homestead

How to Store Vegetables Over the Winter - Modern and Vintage Storage Tips

How to Store Vegetables Over the Winter: Modern and Vintage Storage Tips - If you grow your own vegetables storing the stuff you don’t eat or sell is important not only for a survival perspective but it's a great way to save money and have homegrown veget

This incredibly neat idea could help you grow an endless supply of juicy tomatoes every time.

How to Grow an Endless Supply of Tomatoes (this will be an interesting experiment along with our full outdoor vegetable gardening efforts!

How to Grow Blueberries

How to Grow Blueberries

10 Foods That Last Forever, preserved foods, canned food, preparedness, food storage

10 Foods That Last Forever, preserved foods, canned food, preparedness, food storage/ canning/preserving/food security/pantry

Curing potatoes before  storing

Curing potatoes before winter storage

Curing potatoes before winter storage is an important process that will help assure longer storing times for your potato crop.

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