MOTHER EARTH NEWS: August/September 2012

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MOTHER EARTH NEWS: August/September 2012 

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Our 2012 Homesteaders of the Year: Living the Good Life Through Modern Homesteading
These seven families offer inspiring examples of modern homesteading, including a dedication to building self-reliant communities in both rural and urban settings.



Subversive Plots: Grow Your Own Food to Disconnect From the Industrial System
When you learn how to grow your own food and you encourage others to do the same, you’re taking power back into your hands — power over your diet, your health and your wallet.

Food Storage: 20 Crops That Keep and How to Store Them
Stash a winter’s worth of delicious, homegrown produce — onions, potatoes, leeks, cabbage, apples, squash and more — in the cool corners of your homestead. Stocking up on great food to enjoy throughout the colder months couldn’t be simpler!