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.

Cleveland Gardeners
Growers work in a raised-bed garden built on a gravel parking lot in Cleveland, a city that has become a stronghold for urban farming.
Photo by Lisa DeJong/The Plain Dealer/Landov