Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Grapes that grow wild in my yard were saved from the birds by picking them while they were still a little tart. The jam made from them was so delicious, I'm counting the days till I get to steal this year's harvest from the birds!