Store Well, Waste Less

Berries

Clean berries. Pick out any green, mushy or moldy berries. Place berries in a strainer and rinse fully.

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Beans

How long will beans last in storage?

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Onions

  • Store whole onions in a cool, dark, dry place in an open bowl or bag for several weeks. They need air around them to slow spoilage.
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Winter Squash

  • Store whole squash in a cool, dark, dry place. If uncut, some varieties can last up to 3 months.
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Salad Greens

  • After purchasing or harvesting from the garden:
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    Milk

    Follow these steps to help your milk stay fresh longer:

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    Rice

    Dry Rice:  

    • Tightly seal rice to keep out dust, moisture, and pests.
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    Broccoli

    • Store broccoli in the refrigerator in open or perforated plastic bags (make 20 holes in a medium bag). For best quality use within a week.
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