Storing Spices


Tennessee’s growing season ended with the first hard freeze. With few fresh herbs to pick, now is the time to transfer herbs you dried earlier in the year into containers. Watch this video to learn the best—and worst—places to stash your herbs to maintain their freshness and flavor through the winter. To find farmers markets with winter hours and CSAs with winter shares, visit


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Tammy Algood

Originally from Starkville, Miss., Tammy Algood is a viticulture and wholesale produce specialist for the Tennessee Department of Agriculture's Market Development Division. She has a Bachelor’s of Science from Mississippi State University and a Master’s from Middle Tennessee State University. She writes about food for The Tennessean and monthly for The Tennessee Magazine. As the spokesperson for the statewide “Pick Tennessee Products” campaign, Tammy also develops recipes for their website at Broadcast appearances include Nashville’s local ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox affiliates as well as statewide on PBS. Tammy can also be seen nationally on the HGTV and DIY networks.

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