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Blackhillsgarden.com got a nice note from Kristi Reed of After Skool Kids alerting to a great on-line find of resources for children in the garden. Brittany found this!!

There are so many exciting things to explore on the site that Brittany found. Send blackhillsgadren.com photographs of some of your activities, successes and failures (it's ok. We all have them!) and we can post them on this page, especially for kids in the garden!



 

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How To Store Potatoes For 20-Plus Years

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If 20 years sounds like a long time to store potatoes, then it might surprise you to know that “fresh” potatoes in the grocery store are often 11 months old when you buy them. Modern developments in commercial food storage allow growers to store produce with a chemical (1-methylcyclopropene), which extends the shelf life of vegetables.

 

Of course, fresh potatoes won’t last 20 years, but you can dehydrate them to get that kind of long-term shelf life while maintaining nutritional value.




Now save carrots for 20 years with a dehydrator