Garden Planning for Preservation: Best Foods to Freeze, Can, Dehydrate and Ferment

Boost your household’s food security by garden planning with future preservation projects in mind. Grow these crops and varieties to harvest the best foods to freeze, can, dehydrate and ferment.

Food Preserver Strategies
Certain strategies can make your food preserver’s garden a success. Draw a map of your garden, noting which crops and varieties you plan to grow, to ensure you plant to meet your preservation goals. Also, you could even install an outdoor harvest kitchen near your garden to make canning and preserving more accessible and enjoyable.
Illustration by Lyn Wellsand