Cornerstone Acres Farm 

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Preservation and education....

Posted by Alina on October 21, 2011 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Towards the end of apple and tomato season I was running low on jars and the will to continue canning. So to save both dishes and time, I decided to pull out the dehydrator. I ended up drying 6 quarts of apples (would have been at least triple that had I canned them in syrup). I have yet to try them in a pie or crisp, but will be sure to let you know how they turn out. I will say that I definately like them as a nice snack. I love to eat vegetables, but tend to be less inclined to eat fruits....

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Day one March 7th, 2011

Posted by Alina on March 7, 2011 at 5:08 PM Comments comments (0)

Well today is day one of the Cornerstone Acres web page.   I've spent more time setting up this site today than working on the farm, but I consider it a productive day.  I look forward to sharing some of our homesteading experiences with you.