Category Archives: Food Storage

ButterCup Squash.. hmmm.. not happy with its storage powers..

The squash were picked when ready, no touch of frost, they were cured carefully and properly and most of the different kinds are settled in and will be good for months and in some cases till next spring with a … Continue reading

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Sausage Making at Big Brothers.. Bear Sausage recipe

My big Brother lives in the northern part of alberta and he is a hunter, so if you are non-hunting, please stop reading now LOL, no really its not that bad but just giving a heads up, he is black … Continue reading

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Sept challange- Not short of Squash :)

Be it summer squash, cucumbers or Winter Squash or pie pumpkins, my hay bale, rollout, hill, dryland planting Squash bed has outdone itself.. without a single doubt in my mind, it was the rock star of my garden this year.. … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasures.. Winter Squash..

Well, I will admit that I am both unhappy and ok with the fact that our last big rains have popped up mildew on my squash plants (just some of them so far but it will spread), as I have … Continue reading

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Snow, Blood and more meat for the house..

Well, I had hoped that the weather forcast for today in regards to the snow would mean that it would in fact be a bit warmer then yesterday but alas it was not meant to be, Jack Frost had a … Continue reading

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Spruce Tip Beer

Now you may or may not depending on when you started reading the blog, me talking about all those amazing things you can do with fresh young spruce tips, I found a note book from my time when I worked … Continue reading

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Rising Feed Costs.. are you going to be eating less meat?

On a typical feed store run, we double time it out with DH’s drive back from work as it does not make alot of sense to do a extra drive for it, same with the other feed store we use … Continue reading

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Elderberry’s then and now..

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Food Storage Friday Report and Farmgate Update for 2012

I am thrilled to say that my pantry and cold cellar are holding well, I have been successful at getting to the point that with the main items required that are based on the garden each year that I am … Continue reading

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Food Storage Friday Report- 03-23-2012

Another week has rolled by both on the farm and on March Challange, and so far the only thing that has been challanging is the fact that I am limited.. my meat is currently, in order of the most on … Continue reading

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