September…it is that time of year. It is the time of year when gardens are (hopefully) yielding a bountiful harvest. It is the time of year when local farmers’ markets are buzzing with of all kinds of fresh fruits and vegetables. It is also the time of year when you see end caps in stores piled high with glass jars, lids, and other canning goodies. Yep, September is a prime month for canning.
Do you can?
There are many skills which are associated with “old-timers.” Canning is one of them. Since modern-day society has provided us with super-sized grocery stores, fast food, and instant gratification, many people just don’t see the need for this skill anymore. But they are wrong. When you look closer, canning is as just as relevant today as it was generations ago…perhaps more so. If you have canned food before, then you are already aware of its many benefits. If you haven’t, I would suggest you learn this valuable preparedness skill.
So why should you learn canning? Continue reading “Why Should You Learn Canning?”