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Latest Activity: May 13
HI,I have more milk kefir grains than I can use and I'd be happy to share them with anyone who needs some. Also I have lots of SCOBYs and would be happy to share them too.I come into town on…Continue
Started by IthacaNancy. Last reply by Ruth Williams Apr 6.
I have been producing my own active yeast that I use in baking and brewing. This is a recipe from Back to Basics, by Readers Digest (1981). Mix together in 1 quart glass jar1 c. mashed potatoes1/4 c.…Continue
Started by Catherine VanVleet. Last reply by IthacaNancy Aug 13, 2012.
Hi,I'm curious how others have done preserving their harvest via fermentation this year. I'm finding I really enjoy the flavors and texture of the foods I've made. I have high hopes for continued…Continue
Started by IthacaNancy. Last reply by Jayne Port Dec 31, 2011.
Hi all: My sauerkraut went into its five gallon food grade plastic pail one week ago. I punched down the shredded cabbage with plenty of salt and it made its own plentiful brine easily. Actually, I…Continue
Started by Nicole Tedesco. Last reply by Nicole Tedesco Nov 5, 2011.
I started some kombucha, did the first fermentation on one batch and put it in bottles. Starting first fermentation with another batch.But scoby is not making a baby! The mother (well, actually the…Continue
Started by Nicole Tedesco. Last reply by IthacaNancy Oct 21, 2011.
Are you an experienced food preserver looking to share what you know? The Dryden Community Garden wants YOU!! The Dryden Community Garden Association is looking for a seasoned home food preserver to…Continue
Started by Rachel Firak Aug 2, 2011.
Know anything about doing a CSA food preservation share?? My husband and I have an organic farm business called Ithaca Organics which offers a CSA. Every year I do a fair share of preserving since…Continue
Started by Monica Sherman. Last reply by persephone doliner Apr 13, 2011.