Skip to comments.Soaring Food Costs Mean a Garden is as Good as Gold
Posted on 04/16/2012 4:57:26 AM PDT by orsonwb
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Consumer Price Index Data for March 2012, the Consumer Price Index for fresh vegetables purchased for home use rose 4.5 percent from the same time last year. Recent USDA data also shows that the price of grains such as corn, wheat, rice, and soybeans has increased 234% since January 2002...
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Those are hops...crucial in any beer recipe.
Ah. I don’t drink beer but still should have known.
I have over 400 quarts of veggies canned in the basement. Planted most of the garden this past week-end. So far there are about 50 shallots, 50 red onions, 32 tomato plants, 8 cucumber plants, 15 sweet peppers plants, 3 cayenne plants, 6 jalapeno plants, and I still have some more to plant tomorrow or Wednesday.
Those are hops...crucial in any beer recipe—
Can be used to make yeast, for breadmaking too...
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