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Eric Banford
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Mar 21, 2012
Rachel Firak replied to Eric Banford's discussion using Autumn Olive in the group Wild Edibles
"I love autumn olive! It's one of my favorite wild edibles. The fruit is really great raw as a snack. I dried a whole bunch last year and threw a couple tablespoons in as a more savory raisin substitute in Irish Soda Bread. Turns the bread a…"
May 20, 2011
Eric Banford replied to Eric Banford's discussion using Autumn Olive in the group Wild Edibles
"Just watched this wonderful video on making Autumn Olive fruit leather! Found it via Earth Arts web site: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YyL4I9ACNbw We harvested quite a few berries this fall but just ended up eating them raw, no process or…"
Nov 4, 2010
Eric Banford might attend Katie Quinn-Jacobs's event
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Cider Pressing 2010 at Kate's House

October 30, 2010 from 9am to 12pm
This event has hit its participation limit & is closed.We'll be pressing apples again this fall. BYOA (Bring Your Own Apples). If you have access to unsprayed/untreated apples bring 'em along. Last year we had a gorgeous fall morning and lots of apples and homemade treats as well. Spouse and kids welcome!In 2009, we averaged 2.5gal/bushel of apples.Be sure to bring cleaned containers with lids.We can have 10 members at this event.The cider will be unpasteurized, but you can pasteurize at…See More
Sep 9, 2010
Eric Banford might attend Krys Cail's event
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Local Responses to Energy Descent at Trumansburg Fire Hall

September 17, 2010 from 7pm to 9pm
How will the increasing cost of fossil fuels affect how we live in Tompkins County over the next 10 years? Back To Democracy hosts a panel discussion by TCLocal (www.tclocal.org) on strategies for adapting to altered resources in the areas of agriculture, health care, energy and preparedness. Free and open to all. Trumansburg Fire Hall, Rte 96. Map and more at www.BackToDemocracy.org .Panel features IthaCan's own…See More
Sep 9, 2010
Eric Banford might attend persephone doliner's event
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Dehydrating Produce at Persephone Doliner's house

September 25, 2010 from 1pm to 4pm
Dehydrating (drying) produce preserves nutrients well and uses relatively little energy. We'll prepare a fruit, a vegetable, and an herb for drying and start batches in an electric dehydrator and in a home oven.
Sep 9, 2010
Stephanie Haskins replied to Eric Banford's discussion using Autumn Olive in the group Wild Edibles
"Hey Eric, I remember harvesting buckets of Autumn Olives years ago in Rhode Island and making some kind of fruit butter/jam with them. I recall the flavor being reminiscent of tomatoes (strangely enough). These days I personally prefer to just enjoy…"
Aug 16, 2010
Erik W replied to Eric Banford's discussion using Autumn Olive in the group Wild Edibles
"ooh. I read in your linked article that you can roast and eat the seeds. I never thought to try that. Thanks."
Aug 16, 2010
Erik W replied to Eric Banford's discussion using Autumn Olive in the group Wild Edibles
"Wow... I'm glad you started this thread! Just this weekend I picked a bunch of these guys and while I'm a bit of a beginner with this fruit, I'll let you know what I've learned so far: 1.) The taste of each bush is different. So…"
Aug 16, 2010
Eric Banford added a discussion to the group Wild Edibles
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using Autumn Olive

We have lots of Autumn Olive maturing on our land, and I wondered about utilizing it. I found this article, which has good suggestions, but wondered if anyone has recipes for using the fruit? And tips for harvesting?http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/1661688/wildedibles_autumn_olive_the_earthfriendly.html?cat=22Thanks,EricSee More
Aug 16, 2010
Eric Banford joined Katie Quinn-Jacobs's group
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Berries!

We love 'em large, small, seedy, smooth, red, green, white, black or blue...berries. How do you grow yours? How do you put 'em up to savor throughout the year? Berry talk goes here.See More
Aug 5, 2010
Eric Banford joined Katie Quinn-Jacobs's group
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Canning

Canning topics: water bath, pressure canning, supplies, etc.
Aug 5, 2010
Eric Banford joined Katie Quinn-Jacobs's group
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Wild Edibles

Things wild and nourishing can be discussed here.
Aug 5, 2010
Eric Banford joined Katie Quinn-Jacobs's group
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Fruits n' Nuts

Orchardists and nut growers gather here.
Aug 5, 2010
Eric Banford joined Katie Quinn-Jacobs's group
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Reducing Your Foodprint

Many of us are trying to reduce our environmental footprint...preserving our own food offers a multitude of ways to help this lifestyle change along. I guess you could call it our Foodprint. How are you doing it?See More
Aug 5, 2010
Eric Banford joined Katie Quinn-Jacobs's group
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Cellaring

Deep topics related to storing food underground can be discussed here.
Aug 5, 2010

Profile Information

Township
Danby
Telephone
607-255-4521
What type of food preserving do you want to do with others?
Brewing, Canning, Cellaring, Cheesemaking, Drying, Freezing, Lacto-Fermentation, Pickling, Personal Care Products, Stocking a Year's Supply
What do you hope to achieve by joining IthaCan?
self reliance, community support
Do you have any expertise or resources that you can offer to the IthaCan community?
brewing beer and mead
What is your favorite home-preserved food?
pickles

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At 12:10pm on March 9, 2010, crowjoy said…
Hey Eric, welcome to Ithacan! I lost my inbox but I think maybe we'd been in touch about permaculture? In any case, glad to see another Danbyan (Danbyite?) preserving!
 
 
 

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