The primary harvest of summer season veggies is beginning to attain your native farmers’ market, and in the event you’re trying to hold these veggies contemporary, the UW Extension has some tips. 

Meals security specialist Barbara Ingham says everybody appears to finish up with zucchinis. “Zucchini freezes actually rather well. So nice it and freeze it to make use of later for zucchini bread or bury it in a chocolate cake as I’ve been identified to do.” Earlier than freezing, it is best to give these zucchinis a fast blanch in steam or boiling water.

Ingham says you need to take into account the way you’re going to protect in the event you purchase in bulk and that if you’ve obtained extra greens than you have been anticipating, you might donate them.

“They actually crave contemporary produce. And so if in case you have somebody who you understand, otherwise you wish to know who will actually benefit from the fruits of your gardening labor, it doubtless will likely be people who’re most in want. And people are folks visiting meals pantries.”

For those who’re searching for good methods to protect these veggies exterior of donations, the Extension has quite a few secure canning recipes on-line at http://extension.wisc.edu 

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