Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

Food Preservation

 

September 17, 2020

Courtesy of Mike Heath

Above: Linda Heath canning dill pickles.

So last night we had our first freeze of the season. I have to admit I was surprised that it actually snowed, although we had very little at my place. Mostly we had sleet. I tried to get into the shop this morning and the door was frozen shut. Fortunately, there's a second door that's protected. I truly believed that we would get rain and the higher elevations would get all the snow. The three days leading up to this storm lead to a flurry of calls (pardon the pun) all asking what can be done to protect their vegetables from the freeze. A lot of people still had veggies to bring in but they...



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