Dear MOTHER: June/July 2015

Reader letters about grass-fed vs. factory-farmed meat, going solar, underground root cellars, urban homesteading, finding recycled goods, learning how to cook, banishing tomato blight, food-frugal tips, and more.

Grazing Animals
The presence of grazing animals, such as these cattle in Blanco County, Texas, is required to keep pastures and prairies healthy.
Photo by Laurence Parent