Category Archives: preservation

Fall Fair Fabulousness

Whew! Some 20+ Skookum members and friends were on hand this past weekend for year 2 of our Fall Fair cider-pressing/processing/vending presence, and we provided a very good show indeed! Not to mention delicious fresh, lightly spiced hot and cool cider, … Continue reading

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The What, Where and Why of Dry

As you may have noticed in our recent Facebook posts, Skookum members are drying up a storm this year, preserving the local (and local-ish) harvest of peaches, plums, squash, tomatoes, peppers, apples, pears, berries and more. A crack team of 6 … Continue reading

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Call for orders of Tattler BPA-free Canning Lids (deadline EXTENDED TO MONDAY July 16 @ 9AM)

We haven’t been able to run this bulk-buying project since July 2010, so if you are interested in BPA-free reusable canning lids shipped from the US. This is a Members-Only project (Not a member yet? Click here to find out how … Continue reading

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Home Tanning Workshop: Part Deux

Home Tanning Workshop: Part 2 (Click here for the lovely poster 262kB pdf) With Hana Turtle Granny and Jacqueline Huddleston For hunters, homesteaders, craftsmen, seamstresses and those with a serious intent to learn the basics of home tanning leathers and furs … Continue reading

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Tanning Workshop Gallery

Kudos to the tanning workshop leaders Jacqueline Huddleston and Hana Turtle Granny for holding an amazing workshop on Saturday June 9th. Many thanks also to the generous participants who donated $83 to Skookum, and to Mark Huddleston for the excellent … Continue reading

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Dehydrating Feast!

         Drying Foods Naturally            Day 1                                                      … Continue reading

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Opportunities available

Hey there Skookum members (and other interested folks)! We want to let you know about some opportunities to get involved with a few projects that we will be working on this summer. If any one of these projects looks interesting … Continue reading

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