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12/24/2015
By sawing his own lumber from fallen trees, Billy Reeder not only built his cabin debt-free on family land, he also built a new life — a deliberate life. A good life.
7/15/2015
Assembled in China from native bamboo and recycled 6160 aluminum tubing gussets, this bike frame seemed the perfect complement to the ZeHus motor. I not only ended up with one of the most beautiful e-bikes Iʼve ever seen, but it also turned out to be one of the lightest. Learn how you can reserve a future production version of the e-bike.
4/15/2015
A Review of "A Man Apart: Bill Coperthwaite's Radical Experiment in Living," by Peter Forbes & Helen Whybrow.
7/22/2013
In The Land Institute senior scientist Stan Cox's critique of the 2013 Farm bill, it's argued that more federal support could be shifted to food security and conservation if less were going to Big Ag.
6/7/2013
The U.S. Farm Bill will be renewed in 2013 with a plan to cut major funding to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
5/7/2013
As Congress considers the 2013 Farm Bill, it has the opportunity to enact legislation that protects and supports the nation's family farmers and market gardeners, in addition to protecting consumers and the environment.
3/22/2013
Keeping birds on the farm; how we went from chicken havers to duck lovers.
11/2/2012
Bill McKibben is doing a national tour to raise awareness about climate change and to build a movement around changing the way we use energy.
6/5/2012
Revolutionary molded EVA boots from Billy Boots take whatever the job dishes out and come back for more.
7/8/2011
It is hard to believe but after more than 20 years of successful federal investment in biking and walking facilities, Congressional leaders are poised to eliminate dedicated funding for biking and walking.
4/20/2011
These tough vinyl tarps can be used singly or glued together to make larger waterproof coverings.
2/24/2011
The Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. (EPRI) assures consumers that manufacturers have rectified many of the issues related to using CFLs, making them into mere myths. These issues include usage in three-way fixtures, non-compatibility in dimmers, the high price of CFLs and CFL use in fans and candelabras. Additionally, CFL users should understand the lifespan of the bulb and causes of flicker.  
11/5/2010
According to a recent Congressional Research Service report, nearly  40 programs, from land conservation to support for beginning farmers and ranchers, are set to lose funding in the upcoming 2012 Farm Bill.
11/1/2010
A few simple steps to make sure your tractor is ready for spring.
10/11/2010
Bikes Belong needs your pledge to show the public, policymakers and the media that one million Americans want better policy and funding to promote bicycling.
10/5/2010
Things to consider when purchasing a new or used tractor.
9/27/2010
Recap of 2010 growing season in Northwest Pennsylvania
9/7/2010
Buying a tractor? How much tractor do you need? What are the horsepower requirements for mowing?
8/18/2010
Government subsidies to corn growers results in foods that are less expensive then they should be, resulting in people eating more than they normally would.
8/10/2010
Blueberries are a true fountain of youth. This article will introduce you to the health benefits, how to grow, how to harvest, and how to eat this wonderful fruit.
3/11/2010
The environmental advocacy group, Earth Day Network, is rallying environmental activism through a climate rally and a new site where the environmental community can learn about issues and events. Learn more about their efforts and how you can get involved.
12/3/2009
Make your own hand-crafted broad axe with these easy to follow directions.
9/11/2009
The U.S. Congress has retuned from summer recess, but conflict might keep the Senate from drafting climate and energy legislation quickly.
6/24/2009
The House votes on the Climate Energy Bill Friday and President Barack Obama encouraged the passage of the bill.
6/19/2009
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee passed a bipartisan bill that does not go far enough for some environmental groups.
6/5/2009
Learning the basics about electricity will help you conserve energy.
2/6/2009
Contact your senators now to encourage them to support the clean energy initiatives in the new stimulus package.
2/2/2009
Former Vice President Al Gore thinks 2009 needs to be the year that America creates a climate bill. And he's got a plan to back it up!
11/14/2008
On Saturday, the G-20 will likely discuss trade policy that affects American farmers.




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