Canning: A Brief History

“Food is simply sunlight in cold storage.”  – John Harvey Kellogg As my husband brings in another wire basket full of potatoes to can, my heart sings a song of thanksgiving. Being able to safely preserve the harvest from the garden is not to be taken lightly. As the motto…

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Remembering Hobos With a Code Quilt

“I know every engineer on every train, All of their children and all of their names, And every handout in every town…..”                                                 -Ralph Miller, King of the Road No one wanted to be a hobo. But choices lessened as the Great Depression of the 1930’s deepened into a decade…

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