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Save seeds


Who among us does not wish to save (and savour) the divine taste of heirloom tomatoes another year....and another year...and another.


Seed saving, especially for heirloom tomatoes is widely practiced and, happily, it is easy  to do. Click on the link below to access an excellent short discussion and superb slides to learn how to be a wildly successful tomato seed saver...and savour your success  next year!!

 

 

 

 

http://blog.seedsavers.org/heirloom-tomato-seedsaving/?utm_source=Seed+Savers+Exchange+Members&utm_campaign=09fa5f345a-SeptemberNewsletter&utm_medium=email

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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