Using and Storing Fresh Fruit in Your Home

We fully appreciate the joy of eating your fruit fresh, but it can be fun to experiment with new options for flavor combinations and preservation options. Here are some of our favorite suggestions! Do you have some favorite tips or recipes to share? Be sure to contact us because we’d love to make them available for all to enjoy!

Summer Strawberries


Click here to search our collection of fruit-centric, family-tested recipes. The ingredients and categories side bars on the right make finding new favorites even easier!

We always welcome additions. Please send us any recipes you love or links you found useful, and we can share them on our website.

Late June Fruit CSA Weekly Box

Fresh Fruit Storage and Ripening

Click here for tips on how to care for your fresh-from-market treasures.

Canning, Freezing and Dehydrating

Don’t say we didn’t warn you, but canning and jam making can be absolutely addictive….For information, click here.

In addition to making great use of peak-season bounty, you’ll get bragging rights and gift ideas galore.  You’ll be amazed how fun and easy it is to make your own jams and preserves!

Many fruits freeze easily for use later!

Did you know you can just set a whole container of blackberries, raspberries or blueberries into the freezer, then bag for longer storage.  For more freezer tips, click here.