Real Food

How to find fresh, seasonal, sustainable foods, plus delicious, healthy recipes.

Easy-to-Make, Frozen Applesauce Cubes

By Jeanie Snider

Frozen applesauce is a healthful treat for teething children with sore gums.

How to Make Fruit Vinegar

By John Atwell

Not sure what to do with extra fruit? Try making homemade fruit vinegar.

Learn Sustainable Food Terms with the New Lexicon of Food

By Rebecca Martin

Amp up your food vocabulary by browsing the entries, articles and videos in this snazzy new online resource called the Lexicon of Food.

Simple Tip for Making Grape Juice

By Nancy Wolcott

Making grape juice can be time-consuming, but not with this reader-submitted recipe for “Lazy Woman’s Juice.”


Kitchen Tips: How to Keep Eyes from Watering When Cutting Onions and How to Reuse Vegetable Water

By M.J. Rathe

Tackle these two tips to accomplish two tasks: Reusing water and staying dry-eyed while cutting an onion.

Electric Pressure Cooker

By Sonya Smith

Electric pressure cookers are a wonderful way to prepare meals in a flash – even when the recipe calls for meat or dry beans

How to Keep Soup Warm at the Dinner Table

By Caroline Burgess

Next time you want to keep soup warm at the dinner table, try using an electric coffee maker.

How to Make Acorn Flour

By The OAEC Collective with Olivia Rathbone

Learn how to make acorn flour safely, leaching the acorns to remove excess tannins. The resulting flour will be sweet, nutty and dense.

Crowd at Seven Springs MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR


Sept. 15-17, 2017
Seven Springs, PA.

Whether you want to learn how to grow and raise your own food, build your own root cellar, or create a green dream home, come out and learn everything you need to know — and then some!