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Our Biggest Homesteading Mistakes

Our Biggest Homesteading Mistakes

By Greg Seaman, Posted February 12th, 2014

We thought we knew what we were doing!

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Megadroughts ahead?  Let’s all cut water use by 20%

Megadroughts ahead? Let’s all cut water use by 20%

By Eartheasy.com, Posted February 6th, 2014

We can make a difference right now with a few household adjustments — our ecosystem may hang in the balance.

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The Story of Yew – A Tale Told by a Tree

The Story of Yew – A Tale Told by a Tree

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted February 5th, 2014

The Story of Yew is the autobiography of an age-old Yew tree, living deep in the forest of a land we now call Ireland.

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Harvesting Rainwater for Residential Water Security

Harvesting Rainwater for Residential Water Security

By Sheila Harrington, Posted February 3rd, 2014

Harvested rainwater is an excellent source of water for both potable and nonpotable uses.

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10 Carbon-Storing Trees, and How to Plant Them

10 Carbon-Storing Trees, and How to Plant Them

By Robin Jacobs, Posted January 29th, 2014

How can I make a difference in the global environmental crisis? Trees are still the best “technology” to capture CO2, if you pick the right ones.

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How to Make a Winter Soup to Boost Your Immune System

How to Make a Winter Soup to Boost Your Immune System

By Robin Jacobs, Posted January 21st, 2014

Using whole foods and traditional spices offers surprising health benefits.

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Tips for Winter Composting

Tips for Winter Composting

By Eartheasy.com, Posted January 8th, 2014

Simple methods for controlling temperature and moisture will keep your composter active and productive through winter.

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Lights Out for Incandescent Bulbs

Lights Out for Incandescent Bulbs

By Eartheasy.com, Posted December 31st, 2013

Our new and enduring reality is to seek energy-efficiency in all aspects of modern life.

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FDA to phase out trans fats in processed foods

FDA to phase out trans fats in processed foods

By Eartheasy.com, Posted December 6th, 2013

The FDA has determined there is no safe level of consumption of trans fats.

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6 Ways You Can Help Philippine Typhoon Victims Today

6 Ways You Can Help Philippine Typhoon Victims Today

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 15th, 2013

Time is of the essence for victims of Cyclone Haiyan (Yolanda), and your help is needed.

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Eight Easy-To-Find Superfoods

Eight Easy-To-Find Superfoods

By Ben Greenfield, Posted October 21st, 2013

Superfoods aren’t as hard to get a hold of as you may think! Here is a list of 8 easily attainable foods that are packed with delicious and important nutrients…

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How to Dry and Store Scarlett Runner Beans

How to Dry and Store Scarlett Runner Beans

By Greg Seaman, Posted October 17th, 2013

Saving seed from this valued garden crop will ensure productive future harvests.

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Mom’s Fresh Apple Cake

Mom’s Fresh Apple Cake

By Lindsay Seaman, Posted October 10th, 2013

An autumn family favorite, this recipe will help use up windfalls and imperfect apples.

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How to Avoid Roadside Wildlife Collisions

How to Avoid Roadside Wildlife Collisions

By Greg Seaman, Posted October 9th, 2013

As the weather begins to cool and fall sets in, the risk of striking a deer while driving is heightened.

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Quietly Making a Difference – Ray Vos and Friends

Quietly Making a Difference – Ray Vos and Friends

By Greg Seaman, Posted September 27th, 2013

Helping others across the globe to obtain housing, education and safe drinking water.

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Understanding Fracking’s Massive Water Use

Understanding Fracking’s Massive Water Use

By Kristina Ross, Posted September 11th, 2013

The average fracking site uses about 4.2 million gallons of water in each well, which is enough clean drinking water for 42,000 people.

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10 Great Android Apps for Helping You Develop Your Garden

10 Great Android Apps for Helping You Develop Your Garden

By Liz Nelson, Posted September 11th, 2013

As the outdoor gardening season winds down, gardeners shift focus to assess results and plan ahead for improvements. These apps will be a big help.

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Extend Your Fall Harvest by Dehydrating Fruits and Vegetables

Extend Your Fall Harvest by Dehydrating Fruits and Vegetables

By Sheila Harrington, Posted September 4th, 2013

Food dehydrators are simple to use and help make the most of the fall harvest…

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How to Spot Animals in the Wild

How to Spot Animals in the Wild

By Patrick Walshe, Posted August 27th, 2013

Your experience in wild nature will be enhanced by these wildlife viewing techniques…

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The Absentee Gardener: How to Water Your Vegetable Garden without Being Home

The Absentee Gardener: How to Water Your Vegetable Garden without Being Home

By Shannon Cowan, Posted August 27th, 2013

Keeping up with your vegetable garden in the heat of summer can be a daunting task, especially when watering by hand…

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