jamsatshowOur ancesters were very good at preserving the food gathered at the harvest. They had to be as there were no shops to go to when they ran out. If you are interested in longer term preserving methods for saving your own harvest explore this section and learn about some of the home preserving methods that are available for you to use. You will find also learn about;

  • which fruit and vegetables freeze best and tips for freezing food successfully
  • preserving whole fruit and vegetables in bottles and jars, recipes for the bottling liquids and equipment you need
  • everything you need to know about making jams, chutneys and pickles, plus 7 steps to successful jam making
  • Some great recipes to get you going

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