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.

Many herbs can be dried simply by hanging them upside down.
Many herbs can be dried simply by hanging them upside down.
Photo by Walter Chandoha