Category Archives: Year ‘Round Harvest

Grape Jam with Grandma

Gramwama and Grandpa grow their own grapes on the farm. They’re absolutely beautiful and make the best juice, jam, and jelly. This year I helped grandma make a batch of spiced grape jam we’d never tried before. The result was absolutely … Continue reading

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Photos from the Farm 2

I happened to have my camera with me while harvesting a bunch of wonderful produce from gramawama’s farm, and some extra photos of lovely lilacs I took a while back. The wild plum tree that split two or three years ago … Continue reading

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Time to Can Apples!

We hope you’re having a wonderful fall canning season! As you might know, apples are in season and there’s a lot you can do with them. In addition to fresh applications, like pies, tarts, and juices, you can make some … Continue reading

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Restaurant Style Roasted Salsa for Canning

This year I thought I’d try making a different kind of salsa than my—I will proudly say—wildly popular Super Simple Salsa for Canning. This one is similar, and a bit more work, but has more of a restaurant style flavor … Continue reading

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Summer Canning; get started!

Its summer and you know that means we’re canning up a storm! It might be late in the summer, but there are plenty of staple items you still have time to do. I thought this would be a good time … Continue reading

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Planting Wheat on the Farm

I love taking pictures at the farm when gramawama and everyone are planting and getting ready for summer. I thought it would be fun to share a few of my favorite images. Here we are planting wheat. The chickens were … Continue reading

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Respiratory-Rescue Soup

Every fall I watch for the sales on whole Washington chickens to freeze. Then I wait for the first family member to call with an SOS for Respiratory Soup. That is what our family calls the cure for respiratory infections. … Continue reading

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