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Freezing greens and peas

Basket of swiss chard and peasHalf a basket of swiss chard, spinach, and shelling peas swung into the kitchen.  A pint of blanched greens and a cup of blanched peas trotted out of the kitchen.

Like everything in the garden, freezing for the winter begins slowly, but I expect it to pick up speed soon.  Time to get those last few gallons of 2008 produce out of the freezer to make space for 2009.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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