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Raising Goats with Deborah Niemann

by: EJ on 09/06/2018

Deborah Niemann's recently released, Raising Goats Naturally, 2nd Revised and Expanded Edition: The Complete Guide to Milk, Meat and More is packed with Deborah's personal experiences backed up by expert veterinary advice.  We had the pleasure of hosting Deborah on our Facebook page for a book giveaway this past week.  

In today's author interview, …

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Interview with Helen Wilkes - Author of The Aging of Aquarius

by: Sara on 09/04/2018

Today we speak with author Helen Wilkes, about her new book The Aging of Aquarius: Igniting Passion and Purpose as an Elder. Helen a retired professor and activist, takes reader on an inspiring journey to find renewed purpose in retirement.  Along the way she helps readers navigate the transition to pot-work identity by fanning the embers of lost …

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Crumpets - From No-Knead to Sourdough

by: Sara on 08/01/2018

I am not sure that there are many other smells that invoke feelings of well-being quite like that of baking bread. It reminds me of being a kid and waiting patiently (or my mom might say not so patiently) for her fresh white bread to come out of the oven. Yes, I said white bread. The only time we got it was when it was homemade. My brothers and I …

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Pros and Cons of Building with Earthbags

by: Sara on 07/29/2018

Today is the Build portion of our Grow Make Build Change summer reading sale theme featuring an excerpt from Essential Earthbag Construction: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide by Kelly Hart. Earthbag construction — building with polypropylene bags usually filled with earthen materials — is a versatile, easy-to-master, low-impact, and highly …

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From No-Knead to Sourdough - An Interview with author Victoria Redhed Miller

by: Sara on 06/13/2018

Today we speak to author Victoria Redhed Miller about her new book From No-knead to Sourdough: A Simpler Approach to Handmade Bread. In her new book Victoria teaches readers how to create delicious, healthy breads (no experience required) From low and no-gluten baking to  bagels and pizza, even tips for using a wood -fired oven, there is a recipe …

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