If dollar cost is your barrier to good food, fruit gleaning is the place to start rebuilding your food supply. Once you've got a few trees lined up, your new life problem will be what to do with all the abundance, which is where processing skills come in. Our workshops are geared to get your hands on fruit, understand some basics, and then get you started on creating value added products such as canned juice and hard cider. Click on the workshop to see workshop details, demo, pricing, and more.
Identifying plants, seasonality, storage considerations, and some ideas on what to do with the abundance. [IN DEVELOPMENT]
Identification, seasonality, fruit handling considerations, options for dealing with the abundance. [IN DEVELOPMENT]
Identification, seasonality, storage considerations, uses. [IN DEVELOPMENT]
The basics. Fruit considerations & handling, crusher and press options, ferment basics, gear needs - just enough to get your hands dirty and a buzz on. [IN DEVELOPMENT]
Crush/press considerations, water bath canning basics - enough to get a heap of quart jars put up for the winter. [IN DEVELOPMENT]
The home orchard, forest gardening, varietal options, success stories, yield estimates, macro planning. [IN DEVELOPMENT]