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Torry
  • North Carolina
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Ellen Peavey commented on Torry's group 'Food Preservation'
"      I have found that pickling the jalapeno's along with the carrots and onions is much better then just canning the peppers. All we do is make an X on the tip of the pepper slice the carrots and onions fry all of…"
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Food Preservation

How-To's on putting food aside: canning, freezing, drying, much more...See More
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Resurrect the Barter!

Linking people together to trade farm goods. Variety is good!See More
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Food Preservation

How-To's on putting food aside: canning, freezing, drying, much more...See More
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John F. Houpt II, PhD commented on Torry's group 'Food Preservation'
"I just joined the group and if I can be of any help in the smoking or drying area of preservation just ask. I look forward to learning from y'all."
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Food Preservation

How-To's on putting food aside: canning, freezing, drying, much more...See More
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Food Preservation

How-To's on putting food aside: canning, freezing, drying, much more...See More
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Resurrect the Barter!

Linking people together to trade farm goods. Variety is good!See More
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Profile Information

What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
Fill in the Blank
Fill in the blank:
Usually too busy doing stuff to be blawggin' about it
A bit about me:
Busy.
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
It's magic every time.
Currently reading:
Zeitun
Currently listening to:
Sparrow and the Workshop
My latest DIY project:
Mobile chicken coop.
How did you find HOMEGROWN.org?
via Amanda Palmer
Web site I recommend:
http://docsouth.unc.edu/nc/lawson/menu.html

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2012 Seed Swap

Head on over to the group Ressurect the Barter! and sign up for this year's seed swap!  It's a fun and easy way to incorporate more diversity into your garden repertoire! 

Posted on January 25, 2012 at 5:18pm — 1 Comment

New Hardiness Zones for 2012

Have you changed zones?  The new 2012 map is out, based on average winter temperatures, in 10 degree increments.  

Posted on January 25, 2012 at 5:16pm — 2 Comments

Comment Wall (5 comments)

At 8:00pm on November 13, 2008, allison said…
Am learning about leaf mulch this very moment. This site is amazing! I can't wait to waste tons of time online drooling over it. I just realized DIY stands for Do it Yourself, see I'm already learning.
At 11:38am on November 17, 2008, Cornelia said…
Thanks, Torry! I'm back from vacation and I'm so thrilled about all of the activity here! Yes! Volunteers needed! What would you be interested in doing? You could curate a certain area of the site - events? Start a group or forum discussion on a favorite topic? Recruit like-minded HOMEGROWNers from other sites/communities? Let me know. This is YOUR site as much as mine!
Also, HOW WAS THE SHOW??? Did you take pictures? Post 'em up in the group comments!
At 7:33am on August 11, 2009, Mike Kotyk said…
Thanks for adding me to your friend's list. I live in suburbia and I'm trying to break away (read as escape) from it. My wife and I are preparing to look for and buy a home with some land to farm on out near the Pennsylvania Blue Ridge Mountains.
At 5:01am on November 26, 2009, Steve Racz said…
Hi Torry,

I'd gladly consider a swap. Postage to/from NZ is a bit of a nuisance but if we're swapping things which we otherwise couldn't get, it might just be worth it. I have an abundance of wood so the material costs of wooden things are about zilch. Let me know what you might want to exchange!
At 10:12am on February 17, 2011, Cornelia said…
Torry, thank you so much for organizing the seed swap - you're amazing!! Good luck on the fire and I'll try to help out as needed.

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