For Immediate Release
Cheryl Long, editor, 785/274.4319,
Rosally Sapla, 212/751.3321,                                                        

Inside the October/November issue of
Mother Earth News, on newsstands September 23


Simpler Living — Personal concerns about the economy, environment and personal well-being point the way back to living more simply. These tips help save money while still living the good life. Page 42

Make Your Home Energy Efficient —
 Slash utility bills with these nine tips and projects.Page 84

Yipes! Stripes! —
 This article discusses U.S. skunk and raccoon species, where they flourish coast to coast, what diseases they carry and how to prevent run-ins. Page 36

Expert Advice for Wood Heating —
Save time, energy and money with these practical tips for getting the most out of a woodstove. Page 79

Build Your Own Tables —
 Build wooden tables of any size with these helpful pointers. Page 52

Brew Your Own Beer —
Homebrewing is a lot of fun, and it’s a great way to enjoy flavorful, affordable drinks. Page 66

Garden Know-How: Gardening for Keeps — Wide corridors, together with permanent beds and paths, are the best option for an efficient and productive food garden. Page 94 

And more … 

About Mother Earth News
Published by Ogden Publications,
 Mother Earth News ( is the oldest and most widely distributed magazine dedicated to sustainable living. Since its launch in 1970, the brand continues to be considered the authentic consumer guide to living wisely and enjoys the highest print circulation in its category with at least 400,000 paid readers currently. Each bimonthly issue of Mother Earth News features practical and money-saving information on cutting energy costs; using renewable energy sources; organic gardening; green home building and remodeling; constructing do-it-yourself projects; and conscientious, self-sufficient lifestyles. Mother Earth News offers free syndicated content, RSS feeds and topic-specific e-newsletters for journalists and consumers, at no charge.


Ogden Publications Inc. ( is the leading media company and information resource serving the sustainable living community. Key brands include Mother Earth News, Natural Home, Utne Reader, Capper’s and Grit. Ogden Publications also serves niche markets with magazines and books targeting rural lifestyle, farm memorabilia and classic motorcycle communities, and provides insurance and financial services through its Capper’s Insurance Service division. The company is privately held and is based in Topeka, Kan.

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