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Homemade pectin is usually made from apples or crab apples, both of which have an abundance of pectin.
Making homemade pectin is one of those things you can do to save some money and to learn as a self-reliance skill.
If there was ever a time when the stores are closed or sold out, knowing how to make pectin would be a very valuable skill that could help your family and community preserve food.
Just like everything else, the homemade version of pectin is less processed and by default more healthy than the store-bought stuff.
To read more on how commercial pectin is produced click here to see what Wikipedia says about the process. Then decide which version is better.
Bonus: How To Grow a Backyard Supermarket
Having a backyard supermarket will allow you to grow pork and beef, chicken, organic eggs, non-GMO fresh fruits and veggies, including all the essential components you need to make your food staples, desserts, and even drinks.
If you are willing to put in a little elbow grease, this isn't too good to be true. The good news is that some of this can be automated.
Our great-grandfathers and great-grandmothers did this every single day. It's called "homesteading", and it can help you save money on food, furniture, tools, clothes, and much more!
This is as self-sufficient as it gets. Watch this eye-opening video to learn more:
Homesteading will take you back to the roots of your ancestors. It's not only a healthy, stress-reducing pursuit, it's a lifestyle.