How to Dry Food: Reap the Garden and Market Bounty

Learn how to dry food. Drying foods harvested from your garden or the farmers market is one of the best ways to achieve year-round local eating. Learn the secrets of easy food drying, including how to dry which foods and time-saving tips. Also includes information about your electric and solar food dehydrator options.

I heard it through the grapevine: You don’t have to have California sunshine to make great raisins! Here, grapes are being prepped for the electric food dehydrator.
I heard it through the grapevine: You don’t have to have California sunshine to make great raisins! Here, grapes are being prepped for the electric food dehydrator.
Photo by Rick Wetherbee