Monthly Archives: June 2015

Camping, Picnic, It’s time to get Outdoors!

One of my favorite things about summer is eating outside. Really, not just on a picnic table, but cooking food over an open fire or packing a snack or light meal to eat while riding the horses. Whatever your favorite … Continue reading

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Prepare to Preserve: Pressure Canner Testing

Finally, summer is here and your garden may be offering a bounty of fresh produce. If you plan to preserve your harvest throughout the season by using a pressure canner, one of the most important things that you can do … Continue reading

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Be Food Safe With Berries

Berry season is already upon us! Fresh berries can provide many wonderful nutrients that may decrease our risk of cancer and heart disease. To get the most out of those berries we need to be “food safe” when picking, selecting, … Continue reading

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Farm Market Food Safety

It’s summertime in Ohio and who doesn’t enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables from the local farm market? Fresh fruits and vegetables are both nutritious and delicious. According to recommendations from choosemyplate.gov, we should make ½ of our plate at every … Continue reading

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