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Vegetable Storage Techniques

Treehugger.com issued some timely advice on storing those spring and summer vegetables. Harvesting tips from Ecology Center, the secondary benefit from following the tips is a reduction in plastic bags and containers often used for storage.

Readers may be surprised by some of the suggestions, which include washing berries and cherries only when ready to eat (to prevent mold growth), storing basil in an airtight container and putting carrots in a closed container with plenty of water.

Although Cauliflower will last for a while, did you know it’s best eaten immediately to get the best taste out of it?

Check out the whole post, which includes some cool hanging sand storage boxes for carrots and asparagus that would look cool in any kitchen.

What are some tricks you use when storing vegetables?

Credit: TreeHugger