Non-Electric Fresh Food Preservation

How to preserve and store food without using electricity Abundant harvests during this time of year are always fun, but knowing how to store food well into the winter is somewhat of a lost art.  Beyond the refrigerator and freezer, most of us depend on grocery stores and agribusiness for food preservation so we can eat […]

American Persimmon…facts and recipes

American Persimmon aka: Sugar Plum Family: Ebenaceae (Ebony family) Latin name: Diospyros virginiana Harvest time: October-November Uses: food… so sweet   Habitat and Cultivation tips: I generally find fruiting American Persimmons at an elevation between 700 and 2700 feet. They seem to prefer well drained soil, but are also found near creeks. They grow in […]