Mother Earth News: December 2008/January 2009

dec jan 09 coverMore Than a Magazine ... A Way of Life 

Top Story

Firsthand Reports: Nurtured by Nature
A young social worker reflects on her back-to-the-land childhood and how it has shaped her worldview.

Features

Best Seeds for a Bigger, Better Garden
It's time to start planning your garden and ordering seeds! Here are 15 exciting ways to get more from your beds.

Farming With the Wild
Work with nature, not against it, and create a prosperous outcome for all.

5 Minutes a Day for Fresh-baked Bread
Discover the ridiculously easy — and cheap! — technique that revolutionizes home baking.



Get Ready for a Great Year Outdoors
From inspiring reading to skill building to trip planning, there are many easy and rewarding ways you can beat the winter blahs.