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Archive Spotlight

Dandelions
Dandelion Wine Recipe
September/October 1970
This dandelion wine recipe makes one gallon of a wine full of health-giving properties.


Herbs
Start a Home Business Growing Herbs and Selling Herbs
March/April 1979
A Pennsylvania woman who had been growing herbs for her own use since 1960 discovered she could profit from selling herbs.



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