canning http://wwno.org en Canning's comeback http://wwno.org/post/cannings-comeback <p>Have you noticed the unexpected knitting revival? Or how about the new stores devoted to the art of sewing, like Oak Street&#39;s Sew Fabulous? Another old-school favorite that&rsquo;s enjoying a come back is canning.</p><p>Farmers markets are contributing to this rediscovery. Sure, any recession-minded shopper knows to purchase products at the peak of the season to get the best deals: say, okra in August versus June. However, it takes a particular set of skills to handle a bushel or a peck of what market vendors refer to as &quot;seconds.&quot;</p> Sat, 11 Aug 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Richard McCarthy 17101 at http://wwno.org