Fruits And Vegetables – Make Them Last Longer

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Town & Country Gardening

Store Fruits And Vegetables Without Using Any Plastic Products
Reworked, new information added – Original Post September 20, 2011 |

This is simply to good not to pass on.
Source: by angelbabe43 Storing fruits and Vegetables

These tips are from the Berkley Farmer’s Market which is a Zero Waste market!

Storing Vegetables
Always remove any tight bands from your vegetables or at least loosen them to allow them to breathe.
Artichokes – Place in an airtight container sealed, with light moisture.
Asparagus – Place them loosely in a glass or bowl upright with water at room temperature. (Will keep for a week outside the fridge)
Avocados – Place in a paper bag at room temp. To speed up their ripening, place an apple in the bag with them.
Arugula – Like lettuce, should not stay wet! Dunk in cold water and spin or lay flat to dry. Place dry arugula…

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