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Jeanine Gurley Jacildone
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I grew too much food.  I didn't think I would be saying that.

I just brought in a bowl full of carrots, more plums, There are potatoes that need to be used up and more potatoes and carrots in the ground.  More onions to braid, more onions to harvest.  Beans to pick.  Zuchinni in the fridge and on the counter.  Dill and chives that need to be dried, and oregano.  Haven't got around to collecting eggs yet today.

And I guess I don't learn my lessons, I just planted lima beans as I pulled up carrots.

I wanted to learn to grow our own food - I think I succeeded.

Well it's not going to get done sitting here!  Break time over 
 
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Congratulations! 
 
                            
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I know people that had Kale smoothies for about a month a few summers ago...
 
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KullConquered wrote:
I know people that had Kale smoothies for about a month a few summers ago...


I like kale. I like smoothies.

Not so sure about kale smoothies, though.
 
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on facebook someone posted a kale chips recipe..haven't tried it but they were oiled and seasonsed and baked until crisp and their family loved them
 
John Polk
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Permaculture is all about problems/solutions.  You don't have too much food, you just don't have enough hogs.
 
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John Polk wrote:
Permaculture is all about problems/solutions.  You don't have too much food, you just don't have enough hogs.


That is an amazing answer and couldn't be truer.

Also you could just preserve the extra food with a dehydrator and/or give some to "food not bombs", homeless shelters, friends, family, and neighbors.
 
                      
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Sounds like you need to throw a party to celebrate. What time should I come over? 

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Find a local Diner and make a trade, fresh local veggies for a few lunches or dinners for yourself.

 
Steven Baxter
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Wheres those guys with the sign:

Will work for food!
 
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Brenda Groth wrote:
on facebook someone posted a kale chips recipe..haven't tried it but they were oiled and seasonsed and baked until crisp and their family loved them


I can second kale chips, I dehydrated mine with sesame seeds and a little bit of sesame oil and mineral salt. So addicting!
 
                                      
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ape99 wrote:
Sounds like you need to throw a party to celebrate. What time should I come over? 

ape99


I will second this one, Im sure I can put a dent in all the extra food
 
Jeanine Gurley Jacildone
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this is why I come to this forum. We all need to go live in Pauls' community and pool our resources.

MY neighbors and co-workers want their potatoes to come out of a box from the dollar store.
It is not legal for local shelters and the orphange to take my food.
And WORKING for food?  Now there's a concept!

I am going to look at some sort of dehydrator though - maybe solar?  I hate plugging anything into an electrical outlet.
 
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South Carolina wrote:
this is why I come to this forum. We all need to go live in Pauls' community and pool o
And WORKING for food?  Now there's a concept!


Ultimately we all work for food. Most of us do it through a weird token system involving green pieces of paper stamped with pictures of dead presidents. Some have become confused and mistaken the funny green paper for an end in itself.
 
John Polk
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That funny green paper is basically just an IOU from the government.
 
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its not even an iou  there is no gold backing it
 
John Polk
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It is still an IOU, even without a gold backing.  If 10% of those iou's were presented for redemption, the government would collapse.
 
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