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Celebrating Our Diverse Family at the Mother Earth News Fair

by: Sara on 02/17/2017

Today's blog is by our Managing Editor Ingrid Witvoet who is attending the Mother Earth News Fair in Belton, TX.

Today I’m in Belton, Texas for the first Mother Earth News Fair of 2017. After a somewhat tumultuous few weeks in the USA, it’s wonderful to be meeting up with such a fantastic, diverse group of folks, all looking into similar ideas, …

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The Permaculture Market Garden Now Off Press

by: EJ on 02/07/2017

Although I know I’m not supposed to have favourites, I have to confess that I do love this book.  The Permaculture Market Garden: A Visual Guide to a Profitable Whole-systems Farm Business is the perfect blend of beauty, practicality, and common sense. 

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Mother Earth News Fair Ticket Giveaway

by: Sara on 02/02/2017

We are giving away two weekend passes to the Mother Earth News Fair in Belton, Texas, Feb 18-19th and a book of your choice from one of our authors speaking at the fair!

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Farming for the Future Conference

by: Sara on 01/25/2017

The Pennsylvania Sustainable Agriculture Association (PASA) will be hosting the 26th annual Farming for the Future Conference February 1-4 at Penn Stater Conference Center in State College, PA.  

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Keeping Bees Through Winter

by: EJ on 01/03/2017

Christy Hemenway's new book, Advanced Top Bar Beekeeping: Next Steps for the Thinking Beekeeper  came off press just before the holidays.  In it, Christy Hemenway helps the top bar beekeeper focus on supporting the honeybees' natural systems through their second year and beyond.  In this excerpt from Chapter 5,  "Honey--Sweetness and Light = …

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