MOTHER EARTH NEWS has enjoyed a strong, engaged and active community of readers and contributors since 1970. Whereas in the '70s that meant letters and workshops, today there are even more ways to stay in touch, inspire and help each other. In addition to reading Archive articles at MotherEarthNews.com, leaving comments, writing to MOTHER and participating in the online forums, you can also find MOTHER EARTH NEWS on social media sites:
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As you can see, there's no shortage of ways to receive MOTHER EARTH NEWS information and tips, to communicate with the staff, and to get in touch with your fellow MOTHER EARTH NEWS readers — a tremendous resource for advice, suggestions and support.
We receive hundreds of letters from readers at various stages of living more fulfilling, self-reliant lives, from greenhorns to seasoned veterans. Make the most of this ready-made community, full of folks like you who are trying ideas, posing good questions and figuring out how to make their dreams reality. Ask questions; share your stories. A healthy, vibrant community is one of the most important elements of living wisely, so whether you choose to connect online or off — or both — dive in. Contact us, get to know each other — however you do it, let the fun begin!