For one Santa Barbara gardener, harvest season never ends. Here are tips from her extraordinary edible garden
Thomas J. Story
Rice preserves anything she doesn’t use immediately. She dries apple, chile, squash, and peach slices in a nine-tray dehydrator (excaliburdehydrator.com). Fruits get puréed and turned into fruit leathers; fresh tomatoes, broccoli, and green beans are put in resealable plastic bags and frozen.