Nature and Environment Articles

Explore how sustainability creates a connection between our communities and the natural world that sustains us.

Soul Fire Farm: Seeding Sovereignty, Uprooting Racism

By Leah Penniman

Farmers of color are committing their time and talents to nurturing the land in their communities.

What Monsanto's Roundup Trials Teach Us About Justice in America

By Douglas Dedrick, Healing Law

The Roundup trials are one of the most monumental legal battles in recent history, showing us that protecting rights, health, and environment is possible.

Them That’s Doin’: Satisfied Sweepstakes Winner


Check out what MOTHER EARTH NEWS editors and readers have been enjoying lately, from apps and classes to tools and techniques. In this edition, sweepstakes winners are satisfied with their prize, and editors are finding innovative ways to store seeds and testing solar battery banks.

Photos from the Field: Calm Water Reflects Cloud-Streaked Sky


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Dear MOTHER: Moving to the Country, Moving Through Grief

Letters from Our Readers

Letters from our readers about reconnecting with one’s roots, building obelisks, and finding hope in the garden.

Moments of Wonder in an Unusual Spring

By Oscar H. Will III

The Editorial Director of MOTHER EARTH NEWS experiences surprise encounters with bee swarms and birds amid an out-of-the-ordinary season.

Creative Fun on the Farm

By Joel Salatin

Look no further than your farm acreage for a place where entertainment and creativity can flourish.

Boost Biodiversity with Regenerative Agriculture

By Jonathan Lundgren

Produce healthy food and manage pests naturally by focusing on soil health and promoting biodiversity.

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