MOTHER EARTH NEWS: August/September 2015

More Than a Magazine… A Way of Life

MEN Cover August September 2015

Top Story

Year-Round Gardening: Tips for Your Region
With these expert-recommended techniques and crop varieties, you, too, can break through seasonal barriers in your climate.



Features

The Many Paths to Self-Reliant Living: Homesteaders of the Year
Living off-grid, raising heritage livestock, growing stunning gardens, and packing pantries are just some of the activities that make these modern homesteaders absolute standouts.

Natural Cooling Methods: How to Keep Cool Without Air Conditioning
These adjustments will help you ditch your AC addiction, even in scorching summer weather.

Best Cider Apples — Plus a DIY Press!
To craft batches of cider to sigh for, prune your planting list to these six top apple variety picks, and juice fruit in this whiz-bang washing machine press.