New Stories From 'Urban Agriculture Notes'
Random header image... Refresh for more!

Antiquated Canning Makes a Comeback – Canwest News Service

canning.jpg
1943 Poster. Artist: Parker, Alfred, 1906-1985. United States. Office of War Information.

Antiquated canning makes a comeback

By Misty Harris
CanWest News Service
July 15, 2009

For a generation that made instant gratification its raison d’etre, the recent reclamation of canning – a domestic art that could be timed with a sundial – is nothing short of astounding.

Nielsen Canada reports this week that sales of canning accessories were up nearly 70 per cent in May over the same month last year, while June saw the category swell a whopping 88 per cent compared to the same period in 2008.

[Read more →]

July 16, 2009   1 Comment