Growing Passionfruit With Permaculture Methods

Two of my favorites- permaculture and passionfruit. This article is the best of both worlds- or helps to create it!!


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Passionfruit surprise in our garden

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They told me it’s impossible to grow passionfruit here. They were wrong. Permaculture came to the rescue.
— Read on www.tropicalpermaculture.com/passionfruit-permaculture.html

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Blackberry Basil Jam

 

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Capturing the taste of the sweet summer sun, blue skies and laughter, our signature Blackberry Basil Jam is sure to please.

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Each bite of our Blackberry Basil Jam will remind you of the time you, too, stepped off the path up to taste your very own straight off the vine blackberries.

 

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Requested by chefs and fans – like my nephew pictured here picking blackberries – this crisp, clean, earthy basil is hand-cut and added to the freshest blackberries – near bursting with their juices.

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Be sure to secure a jar for yourself! Available for purchase online and at Locations and Events like these.

Take a moment and tell us about your blackberry picking adventures!

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Making: Apple Scrap Vinegar – Milkwood: permaculture courses, skills + stories

In my month of Apple focus, I’m looking at many ways to use and enjoy apples. Here is a lesson shared from our friends “Down Under” (Australia mates)! Hope you find it as fascinating as I did. And, now I also have a purpose for all the Apple bits left over from making Apple Butter! – Deb

Apple scrap vinegar: you can drink it straight, use it as a household cleaner, drizzle it over your favourite salad and rinse your hair in it. Let’s talk about how seriously good this stuff is, as well as being crazy easy to make. While not being new to the wonderful world of fermenting, apple scrap vinegar was
— Read on www.milkwood.net/2016/04/26/apple-cider-vinegar/

Make your own ginger-ade soda | Sarah Wilson

photovia make your own ginger-ade soda | Sarah Wilson

I can relate to Sarah’s “obsession”. I love ginger ale, and I’m looking forward trying this recipe of homemade ginger ale. Since I have my own kefir grains, I have whey on hand in spades. I’ll be using fresh ginger and the whey to make my ginger ale.

How do you make yours?

Preserves Fit for the Holidays

I’m looking forward to trying some new food flavor combinations for the holidays. What about you? Here’s a link that I found that offers a few free recipes. via Preserves Fit for the Holidays

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