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For information about the campus community garden, visit our website! https://academics.georgiasouthern.edu... Visit Homemade Peppermint Extract (https://www.sustainablecooks.com/home...) and How to Make Non Alcoholic Extracts (https://www.leaf.tv/articles/how-to-m...) to learn more. Ingredients: 1. Fresh mint leaves 2. Vegetable glycerin 3. Glass jar 4. Strainer/filter Instructions: 1. Harvest stems of mint with healthy looking leaves. 2. Wash and let dry (leave out overnight or press between towels for about an hour). 3. Chop/tear leaves and add to your glass jar until about 3/4 full (do not pack them down). 4. Add vegetable glycerin to where the jar narrows, covering mint completely. 5. Add lid and band and screw tightly shut. 6. Store in a cool, dark area (like a cabinet) for six weeks, shaking the jar once a day. Add more glycerin if the liquid line falls below the mint. 7. After 6 weeks, strain extract, compost leaves, and return extract to the clean glass jar.
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Georgia Southern University, "How to make Mint Extract-Campus Community Garden" (2020). University Videos. 2130.