Grow Zone Blog

Read our articles below about Preparedness. Food Preservation and Preparation, long term storage of Vegetables, Meat, and Home grown produce.

20200512-Food Preservation and Food Storage

Food Preserving and Food Storage at Home

We are all becoming more aware and interested in exploring the different ways we can be more self-sufficient. Food Preservation and Food Storage are important to know


Food Dehydrator tips to Dry your Herbs, Vegetables, and More

Home grown or shop bought, who doesn’t want to make the most of their food? Drying or dehydrating is a brilliant way you can make your food go the extra mile.


What is Milk Kefir, and How to make it Step by Step?

Kefir is a fermented dairy milk drink, very similar to yogurt or buttermilk. What makes Kefir different is how it is cultured/fermented which alters the bacteria.


How to Cure Meat Safely with Pink Salt & Curing Salt

Curing meat is a method of preserving which has been used for centuries. Moisture is removed with the aim of preventing the growth of microorganisms


How to Store Milk, Cheese and Yogurt For The Long Term

We are all looking for ways to make our food supplies last longer, especially the products we consume the most. Here’s how we can store Milk, Cheese, and Yogurt


7 ways to To Preserve Vegetables at Home

Vegetables are by far the easiest, most accessible ingredient for food preservation. Packed with nutrients, they are a staple product in all our diets.


How To Dry Fresh Herbs Using a Food Dehydrator

Food dehydrators are magical machines! Effectively and efficiently transforming your favourite ingredients as well as preserving their quality and flavour and extending their shelf life.

20200427-Seeds and Seed storage for Long Term

How To Store Seeds At Home For Long Term Storage

Having your own storage of seeds could prove to be a lifeline if you were ever faced with limited supply or access to food, allowing you to grow your own produce at home or even offer it to others who might be in a similar situation.


What are the Health Benefits of Kimchi

Kimchi is a traditional Korean dish of fermented vegetables, originally made from radishes and most commonly now made from napa or chinese cabbage. It dates back to the Koryeo Period of 918-1392.