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Indian Corn

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?AFGMX 29 September 2014 Indian Corn Twenty five pounds of corn wa harvested by my small about 8 by 10 foot patch. the squirrels damaged and ate more than half the crop.The kernels will be removed from the cobs when … Continue reading

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Concord Grape Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?BNQMB 27 September 2014 Concord Grape Juice Thirty three liters of juice was made from 90 pounds of Concord grapes.The grapes were picked in Thorold, ON. Grapes were washed, removed from substrate by swiping across a plastic screen, cooked about … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?TLUOH 21 September 2014 Pumpkin Juice One 25 pound pumpkin was made into 21 liters of juice. The pumpkin was cut into small pieces, covered with water and cooked until soft, beat into a slurry and strained through a food … Continue reading

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Cooked Pumpkin Seeds.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?REQSL 21 September 2014 Pumpkin Seeds Pumpkin seeds cooked and shelled make a fine addition to Breakfast cereal.The seeds are cooked in a double boiler to inhibit burning about one hour, separated from the substrate and put through a Champion … Continue reading

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Diack Temperature Sensor

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?HUCFP 21 September 2014 Diack Temperature Sensor This sensor available off the internet is used to ascertain that the temperature of the jars reach 121 C when Pressure Canning. The substance inside the glass melts when the temperature reaches 121C. … Continue reading

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Apple Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?XGPAG 20 September 2014 Apple Juice Fifteen pounds of various apples were purchased and made into 14 liters of juice.The apples were washed, cut into quarters, about 12 liters of water added, and cooked until soft, beat into a slurry … Continue reading

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Seedling and Potting soil

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?DQJED 17 September 2014 Seedling and Potting soil Home, Seeding and Potting Mix was made and stored in the greenhouse. Quantity was 332 liters. Ingredients are compost base, bedding wood chips, mason sand, garden soil, 202020 fertilizer, and coconut fiber. … Continue reading

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Cold Room in Basement

Cold Room in Basement. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ADLKS 30 August 2009 Cold Room Construction Cold room construction in the utility room in the basement. Purpose is for storing garden produce. Potatoes, carrots, Brussels sprouts, beets, etc. This is the cold room built in … Continue reading

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Tomato Cucumber Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?RGIAR 16 September 2014 Tomato Cucumber Juice The last of the season tomatoes and cucumbers were made into 13 liters of juice, which was processed and pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes. The total weight was about 20 … Continue reading

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Last of Potatos for 2014.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?BNHTZ 10 September 2014 Potato Seven white skinned potato plants were dug for an average weight of 1.6 pounds per plant, total eleven pounds. Quality is fine but quantity is low. Not sure of name but think they are Superior.

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