Mother Earth News: June/July 2009

June/July 2009More Than a Magazine ... A Way of Life 

Top Story

Berries That Thrive Where You Live
Learn how to grow strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries ... even saskatoons and chokecherries.



Features

Natural Building with Earth
Simone Swan and her students at the Adobe Alliance are applying earthen building techniques to homes in the southwestern United States.

How to Make Butter and Buttermilk
Making butter is easy, healthy and satisfying — and homemade butter is the best you’ll ever have!

Safe Mosquito and Tick Control: Raise Chickens, Guineas or Ducks
These reader reports tell how you can control ticks, mosquitoes and other pests by raising poultry.



The Convenient, Sturdy Clothesline
Save money — build this simple project and let the sun dry your laundry!