How to Build a Solar Food Dehydrator

Using passive solar power to dehydrate food is energy-efficient and lets you dry tomatoes and fruit for which air-drying typically isn’t fast enough.

"The City Homesteader" provides information on all the basics of self-sufficient living: raising backyard chickens, gardening, sprouting grains, smoking meats and fish, making cheese, cellaring, harvesting rainwater, composting and much more.
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