MOTHER EARTH NEWS: October/November 2014

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Lessons From Off-Grid Living
Follow this advice from a 20-year veteran homesteader to shift to a low-carbon lifestyle.


Salads All Winter? You Bet, With This Crop
Austrian winter peas will give you tender, delicious greens even in sub-zero weather, plus build your soil and provide nectar for bees in spring.

8 Great Places You’ve (Maybe) Never Heard Of
Throughout the United States, people are creating local food systems, building sustainable communities and planning for a healthy future. Take a look at these eight communities where folks are working to improve life right where they are.

Homesteader’s Guide to Small Tractors
Our tractor expert, Hank Will, explains the basics and lays out what to look for.