Greenista Girl Brianne used to can with her mom when she was little. Aw ... the '80s.

Canning Tips from Greenista Guest Sasha

To preserve the taste of summer year-round, head to your local farmer’s market. Plums and tomatoes are bountiful during this season and perfect for canning and preserving. With a basic canning set and a block of weekend time, you can whip up tasty jams or comforting pasta sauces to enjoy during the chilly winter months.

Greenista Girl Sasha purchased a canning set from Ball for under $100 – complete with a cooling rack, jars, and lids – and a Pretty Pantry Gifts labeling set to decorate her Christmas gifts. To save money at the farmer’s market, she uses insider lingo and asks for “seconds,” which are slightly bruised product that aren’t put out on display but come with a cheaper price tag, so you can fill up on pounds of fresh goodies for your homemade concoctions. For recipes, check out Ready Made and the latest issue of Whole Living. So get in the kitchen and start mixing!

Written by Greenista Girl Sasha

Photo by SweetPreservation.com

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With your newfound homesteading skills, you’ll support local farmers, save money, and keep nasty food preservatives out of your body by making everything from scratch.

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