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8/9/2016
Canning is a humbling production. I scribble a note onto my recipe page: Do not quadruple batch. It is easy to get overzealous, lured by the harvest and the jar count at the end of the day. I get excited about bounty and forget about endurance, every year.
7/28/2016
You get the most nutrient-dense vegetables by eating or freezing them immediately after picking. Don't know how to freeze broccoli or beans? Read on to learn vegetable freezing techniques.
7/15/2016
Here's a recipe for sautéed green beans and guidelines for blanching and freezing green beans for garden food preservation.
7/13/2016
Purslane, a succulent ground cover that many toss out as a weed, is actually an extremely nutritious vegetable. To learn how to harvest and freeze purslane, read on.
6/30/2016
Taking a little time to freeze some corn and berries this summer can not only save you some serious money, but it can make your winters much more pleasant. Here's how to freeze berries and freeze corn for year-long food security with summer flavor.
6/10/2016
Strawberries are a core component of our annual diet, as they’re one of the easiest fruits to grow and preserve. Many guidelines for strawberry preservation call for extraordinary amounts of added sugar, which we’ve found quite unnecessary for the fresh, sweet, high-quality berries we grow. Here are the three main ways we handle our fresh berries.
6/2/2016
Repurpose kitchen knives and more to use as inexpensive and effective garden tools.
4/6/2016
My freezer is full of beef fat and I finally rendered tallow for cooking oil. We raise some pastured beef for our family, and while we enjoy the grass-fed beef, we have been slower to learn the art of cooking with homemade oil. That's changing. Read how and why I learned to render oil from beef fat to make homemade cooking oil (tallow).
2/17/2016
Feed your skin real food with homemade skin-care recipes by Rosemary Gladstar.
1/21/2016
Yes, you can freeze whole tomatoes! Preserve the harvest in a flash and save the saucing for later.
12/31/2015
A new bill passed on December 28, 2015 will phase out the use of tiny plastic microbeads in personal care products, including facial scrubs and toothpaste.
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.
12/21/2015
I found a recipe in the King Arthur Cookie Companion that I developed a little so that I can now gift my gluten-intolerant friends with delicious cookies. Homemade almond paste is best here, but store-bought will do. Freshly made, these cookies have chewy texture; after a few days, they become airy and crunchy. Just as delicious either way. This recipe makes about 30 two-inch cookies.
12/18/2015
Kale chips are the rage and they cook up quickly, but they can be tricky to make. Here are some tips to making great kale chips.
12/17/2015
Wyoming's Food Freedom Act is a game changer for cottage businesses everywhere. The WFFA eliminates regulations for the sale of eggs, raw milk and poultry. Will it encourage other states to do the same?
12/1/2015
This is the final article in a series on how I made the transition to off grid homestead living by combining appropriate modern technology and reliable techniques practiced for thousands of years of human history. Currently I’m entering the first winter of full-time off grid living at my mountain homestead after completing the construction of my small house.
11/11/2015
Dairy animals such as goats produce milk in a seasonal cycle, requiring homesteaders to handle both an abundance and shortage of milk during the year. Freezing milk directly, and making & preserving cheese, are two ways to ensure a reliable supply of dairy year-round. Allowing your diet to change with the seasons can also reduce the impact of low-milk periods, replacing its nutrition with food crops or meat when milk isn’t convenient to produce.
11/9/2015
With hardwood logs and a tractor, House in the Woods Farm set up these easy raised garden beds. Here's how to make raised beds for your herb garden or vegetable plot.
10/22/2015
To get the most from a crop of apples, pears, or quince, make applesauce using all apples, or a combination of these pome fruits. Then preserve your applesauce by freezing, canning, or making fruit leather for delicious homemade snacks.
10/8/2015
Fermentation is the rage at the Pennsylvania MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR. Here's a peak at Sandor Katz' presentation and some of the cool new vendors who have joined the fermentation revitalization.
10/1/2015
Estimating the work load and minimizing re-work is the key to happy owner-builders of small homes. The basic steps are similar wither you build a straw-bale, stick-frame, or masonry structure, all must be completed within the relatively short building season.
10/1/2015
Twenty-five years ago, my daughter and I treated ourselves to New Orleans' famous Jazz Brunch at the Court of Two Sisters. One dish impressed me so much, I begged for the recipe. Our server took my plea to the kitchen and the chef actually sent down a copy! I have made some minor changes and offer it here that you, too, can enjoy this comforting eggplant dish.
9/22/2015
So, what to do when you are eating tomatoes at every meal and still have them coming? It is time to preserve them! There are 3 easy ways to preserve the tomato harvest for fresh from the garden taste year round: freezing, water bath canning, and drying.
9/18/2015
Test the acidity of your batch for water bath canning to ensure that you are meeting requirements for a high acid food. Testing acidity is a great way to understand the role it plays in canning safety. This is an educational tool and not a license to change lab-tested recipes.
9/16/2015
Freezing, fermenting, and using a steam canner can reduce the amount of time it takes to preserve foods. Some vegetables can be blanched without freezing, and some can be cooked in a finished dish to make efficient use of your time while the weather is still hot.
8/20/2015
Designing a tiny home can seem like a Rubik’s cube challenge—finding ways to shift things around when needed and out-of-the-way when done. Find out how to integrate inside/outside rooms, single/multiple rooms, and built-ins and fold-outs into your tiny house design; plus learn about the “14 Basic Requirements of a Livable Home.”
8/20/2015
Every summer, I make sure that I get plenty of pesto made and put up in little tubs in the freezer — enough to get me through the winter. There are three different kinds I like to have on hand for use in various dishes: Italian Pesto, French Pistou, and Hatch Pesto. They’re easy to make, freeze well, and make an ordinary meal into something special.
8/20/2015
Food preservation methods for green beans include freezing, drying, pressure canning, pickling, and dry salting. Shell beans may be enjoyed fresh, if harvested when immature. Immature shelling beans are best preserved by freezing. Fully matured beans are usually dried, and may also be pressure canned. This article contains instructions for preparing and preserving green beans and shelling beans by using all of these food preservation methods.
8/10/2015
Is your kale patch infested with insects? It may be time to mow it down and start a fresh patch for fall. But, don't worry: Here’s a chard variety to get you by in the meantime while you wait for your fall kale to come up.
8/3/2015
Learn some tricks to growing early corn so you can avoid cross-pollination with neighboring GMO corn and beat the bugs while you are at it.
7/17/2015
Preserve your corn harvest by freezing corn. Here are some tips on how to prepare corn for the freezer and how to make soup stock with the cobs.
7/13/2015
Did you wait too long to pick your zucchini and now you grew baseball bats? Here are some ideas for making use of your oversized zucchini.
7/10/2015
There are many delicious ways to preserve corn. Canning and freezing are popular methods. However, pickling, drying, and salting are other good food preservation methods to consider for this summer vegetable.
5/12/2015
Gathering a bit of fiber-arts inspiration from Maryland’s Sheep and Wool Festival.
4/14/2015
A recipe for whisking up a batch of homemade mayonnaise and a full serving of DIY empowerment.
3/18/2015
Pancakes made with pumpkin powder, an easy gluten-free breakfast dish.
3/16/2015
Repurposing for functional home décor, featuring four recent household projects.
3/9/2015
With spring on its way, I am thinking about gardening, home grown food and what it takes to grow plants from seed.
2/17/2015
A forty-something woman stumbles into a booth at a farmer's market, looks up, and sees a handsome farmer. You may know that the blockbuster Fifty Shades of Grey also begins with a tumble and winds up with love. It's no coincidence: my book Fifty Weeks of Green is a comic response to Fifty Shades that celebrates sustainable living.
2/4/2015
Gather your extended family around the table to share home-cooked, healthy meals on a regular basis. Reap the rewards of laughter, pleasure, and deepening relationships for very little money. Get started with my recipe for Beans with Caramelized Onions and Carrots. Ten servings cost about ten dollars using organic, heirloom beans and about seven dollars using pinto beans.
2/3/2015
Ilene White Freedman starts her cheesemaking trials with an aged pressed cheddar cheese with goat's milk from the farm.
12/30/2014
After fire took her friends’ award-winning historic, renovated home only a year after its completion, Ilene White Freedman asks “Who will rebuild their spirits?” A follow-up to her post about the home's renovation.
12/17/2014
A bombilla is a Latin American tea straw used to drink yerba mate. Why not use it to enjoy all kinds of loose herbal teas? Ilene White Freedman shares a story, a tea recipe and links to others recipes.
11/25/2014
Making your own spice mix is a quick, easy DIY project. Ilene White Freedman shares her chili powder DIY project woes. Learn from her discoveries before you start your batch.
11/24/2014
This variation on the (endlessly adaptable) traditional Mongolian yurt design was inspired by the work of master yurt builder, educator, and homesteader Bill Coperthwaite (who was also a neighbor and friend of the Nearings). This low-cost yurt design combines basketry, wattle and daub, and basic lashing (similar to skin-on-frame boats). Not much more than a glorified tent, this DIY yurt made from sticks, string and mud makes a very comfortable, durable and beautiful tiny house, studio, or meditation space.
11/4/2014
Since getting the homestead functional, we have focused on food - local producers, access to food and ways to educate and communicate. This blog describes a couple of my useful and favorite organizations, Slow Food and the Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance.
10/9/2014
It took a year for Ilene White Freedman to make homegrown, homemade Ancho-Chili Powder. Find out how she did it.
9/24/2014
Discover what antioxidants are, how antioxidants work in your body, and which antioxidant-rich foods to choose.
9/10/2014
How to go from buying everything at Wally World to growing organic vegetables, raising livestock, building an efficient home, and a Do-It-Yourself, self-sufficient lifestyle.
9/3/2014
Canning won't heat up your house when you set up your own portable outdoor canning kitchen.
8/30/2014
Like many things related to food, the free-range label misleads customers, so we explore the differences between free-range and pasture-raised.
8/26/2014
Use this simple technique to preserve your bounty of fresh summer peppers.
8/18/2014
Is your garden providing you with zucchini overload? Ilene White Freedman offers some tips and recipes to keep it bounty, rather than burden.
7/21/2014
If you are challenged by growing carrots, you might consider transplanting them and growing some dancing carrots.
7/3/2014
Watch this video to learn how to build tiny home for just $2,000.
6/27/2014
Growing corn early by transplanting may be unconventional, but its a great way to beat the challenges and...eat corn in July!
6/12/2014
Ilene White Freedman contemplates sharing goat milk with the nursing kid.
6/3/2014
Not enough hours in the day? Want to make tomato sauce but are short on time? Use this recipe to make great-tasting tomato sauce (using frozen tomatoes)at your leisure. Perfect for pressure canning and delicious!
5/28/2014
Ilene White Freedman’s goat is in labor, reminding Ilene of her own natural childbirth experiences.
5/13/2014
The hoophouse on our farm is filled with greens all winter long. It’s almost hard to switch gears for summer tomatoes.
4/17/2014
Echinacea tincture is easy to make. Getting through the psychological inertia might be the hard part of the process.
3/11/2014
Learn how to take garlic as medicine — garlic is a potent natural antibiotic and immune-booster.
3/5/2014
Inspired by the recent Mother Earth News article, "65 Money Saving Tips", this piece shares how we at the Be the Change Product spend little and live better.
2/20/2014
Rich and fudgy Grain-Free Chocolate-Date-Nut Bars are a grain-free, dairy-free, and refined-sweetener-free treat you can splurge on with a smile.
2/17/2014
Candlemas is an ancient midwinter holiday, when people would take inventory on their stock of candles, pantry food storage and hay in the barn to get the homestead through the second half of winter.
1/20/2014
Ilene White Freedman celebrates with her friends at their homestead-warming, after over two years of living in a trailer while renovating a dilapidated house. Their restoration includes the original logs and stone kitchen of a historic cabin. Some uninvited guests from the farm’s livestock take a house tour too.
1/10/2014
Did you buy or build a home without going into debt? We're looking for stories on homes built with a small mortgage, or no mortgage at all. Here's what we want to know.
12/30/2013
Wintertime for a farmer is full of projects and planning.
12/12/2013
Sarah is a friend to the farm who taught Ilene Freedman how to make "Farm Chi." Farm Chi is Sarah’s version of kimchi, fermented mixed vegetables from the seasonal farm harvest.
11/26/2013
Ilene Freedman and her family reshaped their Chanukah tradition to feature family activities instead of presents.
11/8/2013
Transforming a crock full of cucumbers into old-fashioned dill pickles is a bit of magic.
10/23/2013
Curing sweet potatoes so their starches turn to sugars; plus my three favorite recipes.
9/25/2013
Real life experiences with chickens spanning a 50 year period.
9/20/2013
When it comes to your health and well-being your bed is the most important furniture choice you will make. This article describes why and how to choose the healthiest bed options for you and your family.
8/26/2013
It takes a few good rationalizations to get through the busiest part of the growing season.
8/15/2013
Simple suggestions on preserving vegetables and herbs
8/8/2013
Making garlic powder is easy, and a good way to preserve a crop of split garlic.
7/16/2013
After a long trial-and-error process, Ilene White Freedman finally found a sustainable, weed-suppressing mulching system for her farm.
7/15/2013
Learn how to pinch back basil tops for a particularly bushy plant, then make delicious pesto with your harvest.
7/12/2013
Learn how to request your “closed” complete pesticide complaint file from the State agency through the Freedom of Information Act.
6/10/2013
Springtime happiness can be measured by the sweetness of your strawberry patch.
5/21/2013
Driving patterns now closely resemble those from 1995, as young drivers are finding alternative forms of transportation.
5/16/2013
A first look at the newest vegetable crops in the garden before the CSA harvests begin.
5/2/2013
How to measure tomato seedlings for success before planting into your garden.
4/2/2013
Baby greenhouse plants are spring babies too, just like the birth of baby animals. Here’s a way to keep them warm in the hoophouse.
3/14/2013
Free-range, backyard eggs are better for your health and your ethics.  
3/12/2013
I cure my spring fever by planting in a hoop house.
3/1/2013
How both we and the chickens have gotten better at surviving the cold winters where we live.
2/20/2013
Use milk crates to build this beautiful, sturdy free-standing furniture piece.
2/20/2013
Summing up pasture data where it relates to chickens and customizing land to better suit poultry and their behavior and stomachs. Measuring oil viscosity levels and rescuing a trailer with a portable winch were some of our favorite things.
2/17/2013
Cooking meals on a vacation can be easy. Bring some essential items with you and enjoy homecooking, on vacation.
2/15/2013
Improve your nighttime cycling safety with these do-it-yourself bicycle turn signals.
1/29/2013
A travel log of our family's mission to find local food sources on our trip to Puerto Rico.
1/29/2013
Here is an easier way to blanche vegetables, such as green beans, before freezing them.
1/11/2013
How to make candles you can really light from the peel of Clementine oranges. A wintertime craft...just oil and an orange peel!
1/7/2013
We dipped candles from our hive's beeswax to celebrate winter. Candlemaking is a nice seasonal craft. Here’s how we did it, plus some tips to get you started.
11/13/2012
The author figures out how to make matzoh balls, a comfort food from her childhood, without matzoh.
11/7/2012
Protecting the fig tree for the winter felt like putting it to bed for a long sleep. Chopping wood with the Chopper 1 is a thing of joy and beauty and that's no joke. Do it yourself corn bin helped our neighbor keep the racoons out.
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.
10/3/2012
Some of the downside of free ranging your chickens.
9/24/2012
A humble homegrown pumpkin yields delicious seeds and tasty pies. Meanwhile, a beautiful and fancy dessert squash disappoints and is thrown to the dogs. Recipes ensue.
9/21/2012
Bike-Free Day happens all over the world on Sept. 22. Grist is challenging the US to rise to the occasion and celebrate with the global community this Saturday.
9/14/2012
One of the newest apps for green car owners is Cleaner and Greener Fuels, which locates refueling stations for alternative fuel vehicles.
8/30/2012
Cam contemplates the amount of energy that goes into our food production and shows how he prepared corn for freezing the zero carbon way!
7/13/2012
None of these items' primary use is for gardening or livestock keeping but here we are using them all the time. So here's my list of items that you should keep around if you are an avid gardener or own livestock.
7/9/2012
Preserving herbs from your garden is easy, whether you freeze or dry them.
5/18/2012
Still looking to score free tickets to the 2012 Puyallup Mother Earth News Fair? Here's your chance! Tell us what you want to see at the Fair no later than Friday, May 25, and you'll be entered for a chance to win a pair of tickets.
5/17/2012
Short stories about our chicken experiences
5/11/2012
Alternative transportation magazine, A To B, is chock-full of innovative bicycle tecnology reviews and test drives for everything from folding bikes to E-motorcycles and all the accessories in between.
4/26/2012
A very lively potato salad recipe that is always a hit at potlucks.
4/12/2012
Healthy baby shopping begins with an investigation into nontoxic cribs. Check out these three solid wood options.
3/19/2012
Eggs aren't the only things that come from the business end of a chicken. But with a little time and materials, and even less ingenuity, the rest can set you up with a free and steady supply of valuable organic fertilizer.
3/9/2012
A new farmer builds a great sheep shelter out of free stuff and learns where not to put it.
2/15/2012
Summing up the past week with a few highlights that help to illustrate how we've been getting along in the ending days of the 2012 winter season.
2/6/2012
The tale of Carlotta's last day. A trip to the processor. Real happenings on a goat farm, it's not always lollipops and rainbows.
1/5/2012
Choose chemical-free organic bedding to start off the new year with healthy rest in a healthy bedroom.
11/15/2011
In more shocking news about the honey on U.S. store shelves, a Food Safety News study analyzes more than 60 jars of honey and finds that nearly all of them have been ultra-filtered to disguise their potentially tainted and toxic origins.
11/7/2011
Soy-free, mushroom-based Quorn frozen products offer convenience without sacrificing a healthy diet.
10/6/2011
MOTHER EARTH NEWS interviewed poultry advocate Oprah HenFree at the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR.
8/8/2011
Submit your best photos of biking and walking for a chance to win a free, 10-day bike trip to Italy!
6/23/2011
Find out how to pack a litter-free lunch using a lunchopolis lunchbox by Enviro Products. The lunchbox containers are BPA-free and can help you cut down on 3.5 billion pounds of lunchbox garbage generated every year.
5/20/2011
Finding healthy, gluten-free meals can be a challenge at catered events and restaurants. Share your tips for gluten-free eating out, and find sources in your area!
5/4/2011
Kids Konserve provides solutions for packing waste-free lunches.
4/28/2011
On May 4th in Washington DC a giant gluten-free cake will be built to raise awareness of the lack of labeling laws that would assure those with celiac disease and gluten intolerance a safe, reliable definition of gluten-free food labeling.
4/28/2011
Valerie of City|Life|Eats shares her tips for gluten-free lunches and snacks on the go.
4/27/2011
Children's author, Katie Chalmers, shares her tips and some recipes for a gluten-free family.
4/27/2011
Green & Black’s, an organic chocolate company, takes a two week trip to the Dominican Republic to dig an 11.5 km trench. The trench will supply water to their cocoa farmers, helping product the cocoa which makes Green & Black’s chocolate bars.
4/25/2011
As a start on my adventure towards the Gluten Free Challenge in May, I've discovered the deliciousness of whole-grain, gluten-free crusts.
4/20/2011
A review of Elana Amsterdam's Gluten-Free Cupcakes.
4/18/2011
Tricia Thompson, MS, RD shares the results of a study on the contamination of naturally gluten-free grains.
4/13/2011
A recipe for gluten-free pot pie with a crust by Jeanne Sauvage of the blog Art of Gluten-Free Baking.
4/12/2011
Shirley Braden shares a recipe for a quick and easy gluten-free pot pie.
4/10/2011
Registered dietitian, Linda Simon, shares her experiences growing gluten free grains in her garden.
4/9/2011
Ellen Allard, the Gluten-Free Diva explains how using a pressure cook makes eating gluten free fast, easy and healthy.
4/5/2011
The Gluten-Free Homemaker, Linda Etherton shares quick, healthy, gluten-free, pressure cooker meals.
3/31/2011
Gluten-free muffin recipes to get your morning started.
3/30/2011
Make gluten-free energy bars at home for busy mornings when there's no time for breakfast.
3/28/2011
Gluten-free and grain-free breakfast ideas to start your day right.
3/25/2011
The Gluten and Allergen Free Expo provides a chance to be inspired and energized by the most passionate and creative gluten-free cookbook authors and bloggers.
3/24/2011
Registered dietitian, Cheryl Harris, introduces gluten-free whole grains that add fiber and nutrition to the menu for those with celiac disease and gluten intolerance
3/23/2011
Recipes for satisfying gluten-free breakfasts.
3/22/2011
Ellen Allard, The Gluten-Free Diva shares a pressure cooker, gluten-free, whole grain breakfast cereal.
3/21/2011
Amy Green shares a recipe for Gluten-Free Seven Grain Slow Cooker Breakfast Cereal.
3/19/2011
Amy Green's Simply Sugar and Gluten Free: 180 Easy and Delicious Recipes You Can Make in 20 Minutes or Less offers quick, flavorful and nutritious meals, snacks, and desserts.
3/18/2011
You can live a joyful gluten-free life! Through this blog, Wendy Gregory Kaho and other gluten-free experts will share their firsthand experiences and favorite tips for living well with celiac disease. The blog will regularly feature gluten-free foods and recipes, cookbooks, Internet resources, and much more.
2/23/2011
Labels on commercial foods are difficult to decipher and misleading. For healthful food, healthy bodies, healthy communities and planet, we need to grow and purchase our food locally.
1/4/2011
Turn low value plastic trash into valuable building blocks with a $300 homemade press. Free plans for a hand operated press are available. A mechanized version could be made by converting a log splitter.
11/23/2010
Many people living with gluten intolerance, wheat allergies or Celiac disease are often left without many standard snack options. The MOTHER EARTH NEWS editorial team samples and reviews organic, gluten-free foods to find some yummy, gluten-free snack products.
11/1/2010
A few simple steps to make sure your tractor is ready for spring.
10/23/2010
What does it take to build truly sustainable houses – the kind people really want and can afford? If you build small and use natural building materials, then most likely you’ll be able to build your own home in a reasonable amount of time for cash.
10/3/2010
Who the heck is Paul Goodman? The car-free visionary who inspired a new documentary and bicycle contest.
9/29/2010
GoodLight is first to offer sustainable, non-toxic candles for restaurants.
8/30/2010
Simran Sethi enjoys the fruits of late summer at a local farm dinner.
7/27/2010
Perfect for an evening of socializing out on the deck or an intimate meal at a table for two, GoodLight candles keep the mood bright and the air clean and are now available both online and in stores nationwide.
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.
5/27/2010
Natural hair care products are a great substitute for chemical-heavy beauty brands, but you shouldn’t have to break the bank to get healthy hair. Learn about life without store-bought shampoo, how to create your own natural shampoo and conditioner and what it takes to make your head happy, both outside and in.
5/24/2010
Small towns across the country in need of a population boost are literally giving away free land to attract new residents and boost their populations. Seekers of the quiet (and low-cost) small town lifestyle can now grab some free land to build their homes.
4/29/2010
Gluten-free baking is becoming more popular all the time, even among people who don’t suffer from Celiac disease. With all the new gluten-free desserts and other products on the market, which are some of the best (or at least good) products? The editors of Mother Earth News sampled several new gluten-free products.
11/19/2009
Our thoughts on the gluten free, dairy free, soy free desserts from RawCreations.
11/9/2009
Geoff Taylor remembers a quality discussion with his cat, in which the amazing benefits of owning free-range chickens are the primary topic.
9/15/2009
American wealth and influence are often attributed to free enterprise and the personal liberty promised in the Constitution. While it’s true they've been conducive to economic success, we also had an enormous head start in the race to dominate the industrial revolution - with our sparsely populated continent packed with natural resources. The question is, how well will our free enterprise system work in a world with far fewer resources?
6/9/2009
Advice from a sustainable farming expert on how to get started with livestock on a small piece of land.
5/19/2009
Advice on how to find eggs that are truly healthy and humanely raised.
3/5/2009
Discover the difference between the labels "free range" and "pastured" when it comes to eggs and chicken meat.
2/19/2009
You can find free food, such as wild carrots, cattail roots and crawfish, right in your neighborhood fields, swamps and creeks, and under rotten logs.
11/21/2008
This Thanksgiving consider opting for a pastured turkey instead of a commercially raised bird, and think about buying local Thanksgiving foods, too.
10/15/2008
The results of our latest nutrition tests show that eggs from hens raised on pasture (true free-range eggs) exceed commercially raised eggs in vitamin D content.
9/29/2008
Ben & Jerry's teams up with Greenpeace to bring the U.S. a cleaner way of freezing food, especially ice cream.
9/29/2008
Ben & Jerry's teams up with Greenpeace to bring the U.S. a cleaner way of freezing food, especially ice cream.
9/24/2008
Use freezer-damaged fruit to make tasty fruit sauces.
7/29/2008
Here's a quick and easy tip for freezing peaches.
6/25/2008
Congress is about to pass legislation to ease the worry of homeowner debt, but it's also possible to build your dream home without a mortgage.
4/16/2008
If you're looking for eggs with the highest nutrient content, seek out eggs from pastured poultry. Here's why these eggs are the healthiest, as well as more information for people who want to raise birds on pasture.
4/4/2008
We frequently use the term "homesteading" in Mother Earth News, but what is it's exact meaning?


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