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6/22/2012
Goat School needs a class room, visit our Kickstarter project and enjoy our video of Goat School!
11/23/2011
 Learn how to make many different kinds of homemade cheese with these articles from the Archive.      
4/8/2014
Made from creamy chevre (fresh goat cheese) instead of the typical cream cheese, this surprising cheesecake is sure to please cheese lovers and dessert lovers alike.
5/1/2008
If you have access to raw milk, it's surprisingly easy to pasteurize it on your own kitchen stove. Here are the basic steps you need to follow.
3/20/2012
Sue Weaver provides her expertise on making homemade cheeses and yogurt and how to raise a happy, healthy, and highly productive backyard cow.
2/1/2012
You can easily make homemade mozzarella in 30 minutes or less!
7/19/2011
Try an original 1930s homemade cottage cheese recipe from North Central Kansas along with a modified and new version.
3/11/2008
Get our expert advice on homemade options for laundry soap.
12/7/2012
During the holidays it is nice to have a rich, creamy, yummy cheesecake as a sophisticated dessert to share.
5/6/2011
Cap off your Hemp History Week celebrations by making hemp soap. Hemp oil contains essential fatty acids and poly-unsaturated fatty acids known for their excellent emollient and lubricating properties.
8/5/2013
HOMEGROWN Life blogger and Maine dairy farmer Dyan Redick honors the determination of women farmers, even as she observes a bittersweet month on her farm.
3/7/2014
Learning to make fromage blanc or chevre takes minutes, but the rewards last a lifetime.
2/16/2012
The ‘Kiwi House’ is organized around the primal element of fire.
9/25/2011
Learn how to make soap with Robin Bedford of Possum Hollow Farm Soap.
3/11/2011
Skip the packaging and synthetic chemicals and learn how to make your own, cold-processed shampoo bars.
1/9/2013
The 20th-Annual Organic Growers School takes place March 8 through March 10 at the University of North Carolina at Asheville (UNCA) in Asheville, N.C. The event, which is open to the public, provides practical, region-appropriate organic growing and permaculture workshops, homesteading and rural living classes, as well as a seed exchange, silent auction and trade show.
8/14/2009
Check out these wind resource maps for a quick look at wind around the world.
12/13/2011
Donna Pellegrin shares her mother's stories of growing up on a fertile, bountiful farm during the Great Depression, and of the homesteading skills that kept them well fed.
10/29/2010
MOTHER EARTH NEWS managing editor John Rockhold picks the brains of his colleagues at Motorcycle Classics magazine (editor in chief Richard Backus and senior associate editor Landon Hall) about the new Honda CR-Z hybrid. Apologies for the wind noise!
3/13/2012
This very simple indirect stepping stone technique allows you to make multiple stepping stones that will be beautiful and long lasting. It is good for individual stones and for large group projects involving all ages.
5/19/2011
Professional team ropers David Key and Jade Corkill are the new Grand Champions of the 29th Annual George Strait Team Roping Classic.
1/8/2014
Reuse various household materials to make a functional cheese press.
7/7/2009
Learn to make mascarpone cheese with this simple recipe.
9/5/2012
Bob-White Systems is bringing the cows back home by providing supplies, equipment and support for Micro Dairies, Home & Farmstead cheesemakers and small-scale producers of local and farm fresh dairy products.
7/11/2010
Whether you abstain from dairy by choice or you’re lactose intolerant, you probably know how difficult it can be to find really great non-dairy cheese. I’ve taken away some of the guesswork by reviewing some popular brands: Vegan Gourmet, Daiya, Dr-Cow, Chreese and The Vegetarian Express. Read about my dairy-free cheese experiences, and let us know which brands you’re loyal to.
1/15/2013
I used my homemade ricotta cheese in a number of ways, the best was in a pumpkin lasagna dish we shared with my family at Christmas dinner.
6/4/2011
Learn why making soap doesn't have to be as intimidating as it may sound. Katherine from Bramble Berry chats with an Herb Companion editor.
1/27/2011
Tulikivi provides a “green” cost-effective heating solution because it uses less wood to heat the same space than with a traditional wood burner.
3/7/2014
Paneer is the quickest cheese you can make and you can use distilled white vinegar or lemon juice.
3/7/2014
Italy’s traditional cream cheese, mascarpone, is easy to make with either tartaric acid or lemon juice.
1/2/2013
Making cheese was nothing like I expected, but in the end, I was successful.
5/24/2011
Readers suggest favorite hard, salty, American cheeses.
10/31/2008
Making homemade sour cream and cream cheese is easier than you might think. Try these two simple recipes.
9/12/2011
Carolyn’s story of living on a farm in rural Illinois shows that one can truly live off the land by having a huge garden, collecting wild morel mushrooms, and making homemade cottage cheese from the milk of the family cow.
7/6/2010
Henry Red Cloud has a lot to do with the wind energy education happening in South Dakota on the Pine Ridge and Rosebud reservations. Along with these tribes, the interest in wind energy is spreading across the nation, especially to Arizona, and outside organizations are lending a hand.
1/3/2013
Solar Energy International is excited to announce the 2013 Online Solar Training schedule! On Jan. 14, we will kick off this year's online training schedule with some of the most rigorous solar training in the industry.  Join thousands of people from all over the world in SEI's Online Campus!
3/26/2012
Here are three easy Easter basket items for you to make. Children can act as helpers, or you can surprise them. Make rainbow crayons, mini soaps and bath bombs.
6/24/2011
In order to build skills for our move from Australia to Texas, we have been taking various classes and workshops. Recently, we took a weekend workshop at an excellent cheese factory close to where we live on the Mornington Peninsula near Melbourne.
3/4/2014
Easy handmade soap recipe using tallow and lard.
7/9/2013
Blogger Crystal Stevens discusses her time working at a nature-based summer camp for kids.
7/4/2012
Meeting in person a long time Mother Earth News reader.
10/28/2013
This is about my first foray into cheese making.
11/22/2013
Learn to make Queso Blanco, by far the easiest cheese in my opinion, as the only ingredients are whole milk and white vinegar (or apple cider vinegar if you like).
11/28/2010
Here's some hints on how to juggle cheese-making among the many other homesteading chores. Mozzarella and cheddar can both be woven in while doing other tasks, but there's nothing like clabbered cheese for ease of making.
3/27/2012
Want a yummy, cheesy dessert for Easter that is definitely different, not to mention historic? Then try crostata di ricotta.
2/26/2011
Making a batch of homemade soap for family use can be done quickly and simply.
5/11/2012
Here are instructions for making a quick and easy batch of stained glass soap. Once you get the basics down you can make all sorts of unusual and beautiful embedded soap to give as gifts or enjoy for yourself.
5/4/2011
Here are three great reasons that hemp cultivation should be legal in the United States: food, health and shelter.
9/28/2009
More and more people are looking for jobs in the renewable energy field. If you're interested in this type of career, here's how you can get started.
12/3/2009
Will a degree increase your employment prospects? Absolutely. Here are some programs to look into.
10/30/2013
When you have goats, you need to do something with all that milk. Why not try making Queso Blanco, an easy cheese which tastes great and cooks well.
1/1/0001
With its recent FDA approval, the first LiLi pasteurizer was purchased for use at a New York micro dairy.
1/28/2014
How to make a homemade cheese press in order to make a massive cheese.
7/22/2011
Let’s break down the soap-making process and start scrubbin’ with homemade bars!
2/28/2012
BioSafe Systems, LLC is the manufacturer of sustainable and environmentally responsible disease control solutions.
8/27/2014
Our little farm received the USDA Value Added Producer Grant and we are embarking on an exciting future. Be with us from start to finish.
9/4/2014
To make liquid hand soap all you need is a bar of soap and a cheese grater. What could be easier?
4/24/2013
What’s with glycerin? It’s a soap-making byproduct with antibacterial properties, but it’s often made with animal fat derivatives, which isn’t really our thing. So, we figured out how to make our own veggie version with coconut oil, opening up a whole world of kitchen pantry beauty concoctions.
1/17/2012
USDA-organic personal care line now styled after Dr. Bronner’s iconic castile soap label.
1/6/2014
Making your own buttermilk and créme fraîche (French sour cream) is so easy, you'll never buy it again.
10/31/2012
Solar Energy International is offering a free online course as an introduction to renewable energy. You will not walk away an expert, but will have learned the basics of renewable energy and be able to decide which technologies are right for you.
6/18/2014
My top 10 links to delicious quick cured meats, fresh cheeses and pickles for your next summer picnic.
10/11/2012
If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my short time of being a goat herder, it’s that at breeding time, the goats are in charge.
10/30/2012
Dyan writes about the changing season at Bittersweet Farm, and introduces us to the newest member of the flock, a black sheep named Little Man.
4/18/2012
The technique for making these easy cheese puffs is the kind of recipe that every cook should have up her sleeve.
9/12/2011
You'll love Anne Mendelson's  delicious recipe for syrniki (also known as tvorozhniki, or Russian pot-cheese fritters). Like pancakes or French toast, this useful breakfast/brunch dish can be given any number of sweet or savory spins.
8/19/2014
Fresh peaches and creamy goat cheese unite in the perfect summer sandwich.
3/2/2012
Part II of a tutorial on how to make cold-process soap. The directions are intended for the absolute beginner and use easy-to-locate materials.
2/23/2012
Part I of a two-part tutorial on how to make soap for the absolute beginner. Readers will assemble materials and prepare the mold this week in anticipation of combining the ingredients to make a batch of cold-process soap.
7/4/2012
Have you ever considered using lard to make soap? It is easy to locate, inexpensive, and has a long history as a soap-making staple. This recipe adds a few extras to improve the conditioning qualities of traditional lard soap.
2/14/2011
This DIY washing powder is simple to make, costs just pennies and smells heavenly.
6/5/2011
Get a glimpse of some of the unique exhibitors at the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR.
5/30/2012
So, what do you do if you neglected to start your veggies way back in January or February? You had good intentions but there always seemed to be something that stole your attention. Now it’s the planting season and you have nothing to plant...
10/29/2008
Hoch Ybrig cheese from Swiss cheese maker Rolf Beeler is a standout on its own, but here are some delicious ideas for pairing it with honey, wine and beer.
5/28/2012
Getting ready for Goat School is always a daunting task, but once all of our new friends start arriving, we get excited! What a great time learning all about goats!
6/14/2012
Goat School is over for a few months, and now the routine will be a little more normal! Great questions were asked at Goat School and some of those answers are shared.
4/18/2012
Learn about advertising-induced fear of an innocuous, food-grade substance, vinegar. Plus, get interesting information about vinegar being used for bioremediation of extremely dangerous chemicals.
11/18/2008
Support America's artisan cider makers by putting locally made sweet and hard apple cider on the Thanksgiving table this year.
6/5/2011
Take a visual tour of the events at the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Fair in Puyallup, Washington.


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