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Extending Shelf Life of Fresh Produce at Home

Here are a few helpful resources on how to get the most life out of your fresh fruits and vegetables at home.

Temperature and humidity requirements for specific fruits and vegetables:

http://content.ces.ncsu.edu/part-4-mixed-loads-postharvest-handling-and-cooling-of-fresh-fruits-vegetables-and-flowers-for.pdf

Harvesting and storage of garden produce at home:

http://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/yard-garden/vegetables/harvesting-and-storing-home-garden-vegetables/

Practical tips for home food storage:

http://www.edibleaustin.com/index.php/food-2/techniques/1622-food-storage-101-stash-it-or-trash-it

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