Real Food

Learn how to find fresh, seasonal and sustainable foods. Plus, healthy real food recipes.

How to Clean Produce for Longer Storage and Less Food Waste

By Carole Cancler

You can avoid food waste with some simple techniques. Cleaning fruit and vegetables with vinegar helps produce stay fresh longer. Recipe ideas use up vegetables before they spoil.


Refrigerator Pickle Recipes

By Carole Cancler

Try these easy methods to preserve fresh vegetables for year-round enjoyment and to help avoid food waste.


Whipped Lardo with Garlic and Rosemary Recipe

By Nicole Wilkey

Whip up some rich, silky whipped lardo — the ultimate farm-to-table spread for vegetables, steaks, and bread.


Preserve the Harvest: Freezing Asparagus

By Corinne Gompf, Heritage Harvest Farm

Don't let your garden-grown asparagus go to waste. Freezing is easy and better than canning.


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Tomatoes Galore in Your Garden? Dehydrate ‘Em!

By Susan Gast

It's that time — time to dehydrate tomatoes! Use this preservation method to make savory soups and sauces year round.


Homemade Wisconsin Style Brats with our LEM #22 Big Bite Grinder

By Kerry W. Mann, Jr., HomesteadHow

We put our new meat grinder to the test making homemade Wisconsin style brats.


How to Cut Up a Whole Chicken

By Meredith Leigh

Slice prices and corporate reliance by learning how to consume the entire bird.


Rosemary Grapefruit Daikon Spirals

Written and photographed by Kirsten Shockey

Try your hand at making this homemade radish ferment with a citrus twist.



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