Dear MOTHER: June/July 2011

Reader letters about homemade bread, killer compost, politics in MOTHER EARTH NEWS, container gardening, Passive House construction, and more.



Crusty Bread
Knowing how to make bread is one of the keys to self-sufficiency. MOTHER EARTH NEWS reader Diane, from Wisconsin, used our recipe for Crusty White Bread to meet her goal of learning how to “bake artisan breads.”
PHOTO: JIM MACKENZIE
Rooster
“Little Jerry” is a cross between an Araucana and a Barred Rock.
ROSE AND JOHN ELLIOTT
Blue Passive House
This Passive House in Oregon has an $836 annual savings in heating costs compared with an average house. 
BLAKE BILYEU/BILYEU HOMES

















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