Autumnberry-Apple Cider Jam – Wild Abundance for Your Pantry
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Autumnberry-Apple Cider Jam – Wild Abundance for Your Pantry

I was reading Nature’s Garden by Samuel Thayer recently when I realized that my backyard shrubs had been misidentified, and were covered with fruit that was perfectly safe for me to eat – autumnberries. Score! If you’d like to read Mr. Thayer’s eloquent and passionate dialogue on the virtues of the autumnberry and it’s uses,…

Raspberry Storage and Health Benefits of Raspberries
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Raspberry Storage and Health Benefits of Raspberries

Cold nights have set in hard this October. So far it’s the second coldest on record. Add to that, the rains that were scarce during the growing season have been putting in more regular appearances, making harvesting messy, at the very least. In spite of the weather, we’ve been working on cleaning up the garden…