A Quick Tutorial On How To Preserve Lemons (Video)

One thing many people realize after they start visiting farmer’s markets frequently or join a CSA is that they often have more fresh produce on hand than they can eat. That’s why canning and preserving is regaining popularity among the sustainable foodie set.

We caught up with blogger/foodie/activist Rachel Weidinger, who also happens to be an expert preserver, at her Homegrown Village booth at MakerFaire 2009 in San Mateo, California. She showed us how to preserve fresh lemons with salt so they will last a year and taste delicious added to omelets, hummus, salads and pasta: