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Planning Planting and Harvest Times

by: EJ on 02/28/2017

Cindy Connor's Grow a Sustainable Diet: Planning and Growing to Feed Ourselves and the Earth is a comprehensive guide that will help you develop a customized garden plan to produce the maximum number of calories, dietary staples and key nutrients you can from any available garden space.  Today's excerpt explains the importance of planning planting …

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Bokashi Composting - Faster, Cleaner, and Takes Less Space

by: EJ on 02/26/2017

Bokashi is Japanese for “fermented organic matter” and in this method of composting, food scraps are digested anaeorbically in a sealed container. Bokashi composting is a safe, quick, and convenient way to compost in your kitchen, garage, or apartment, using a specific group of microorganisms to

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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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