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05 Mar What canning / preserving unit should I get?
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There is not a single answer to this question, but here are some questions I ask first:1. What do you want to preserve?2. How much and how often?3. Do you have a preference for a stove top unit or..
24 May Why should I buy special preserving jars: can’t I just reuse jars from the supermarket?
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Why should I buy special preserving jars: can’t I just reuse jars from the supermarket?We sometimes get asked this question and concerningly, there are numerous sites on social media that actively..
02 May 63 Uses for mason jars that you probably haven’t thought of!
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63 things you can do with a simple mason jar that will transform your daily lifeMegan WillettWhen it comes to Pinterest crafts, the mason jar reigns supreme.That’s probably because there’s j..
02 Oct Barbers Pole Worm nearly kills our goat!
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Meet Little Man Little Man is a boer goat and is approximately 6 years old: of course he is not so little any more but somehow the name he gained as a kid has stuck!2018 started with a shock ..
10 Dec Dive into Dehydrating!
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There are a number of effective ways to preserve surplus food and one of the easiest options is to dehydrate food. In this article, we look atwhy you should dehydrate your food;what dehydrator should ..
05 Jun Fermented Drinks Allowed for Dry July!
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July is Dry July month, a month where many try to give up alcohol to raise money for cancer.  Whilst many alcoholic drinks are traditionally made through fermentation; ie beer, wine, whiskey, there ar..
03 May Whats the best pressure canner?
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Why a pressure canner?Low acid foods, or acid foods mixed with low acid ones, must be processed in a pressure canner. Bacteria that cause food poisoning can be destroyed by boiling but the spore..
01 Mar Kefir the (VERY) Healty alternative!
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One of our favourite breakfast drinks is kefir.Alcoholic drinks are made by a process of fermentation, but not all fermented drinks are alcoholic, and many have additional health benefits which could ..
02 May Paralysis Ticks Abound!
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Paralysis ticks are native to Australia and their natural hosts are marsupials, principally bandicoots, but also others such as echidnas, possums and wallabies. They also infest cattle, horses, other ..
10 Apr Sour about the dough!
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    I have been experimenting over the past month. We are lucky at Ozfarmer to be based on the mid-north coast of NSW and about 1-hour drive to our north is the charming villag..
08 May Is fermented food really good for your health?
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There is no doubt that food and drink fermentation has seen a big resurgence in recent years.There are all sorts of extravagant claims about what benefits fermented foods can bestow and sometimes it's..
05 Aug Make the most of your Weck and Rex jars
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Most people love Weck jars.  Not only are they the ultimate in recycling, being made entirely of glass, with the only single use piece being the rubber seal, they are also a very sturdy jar and attrac..
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