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How to Keep your Cell Phone Working During a Power Outage

How to Keep your Cell Phone Working During a Power Outage

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted November 8th, 2012

Make sure your phone is charged when you need it most

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Land Trusts: Protecting Nature for our Health, and the Health of the Planet

Land Trusts: Protecting Nature for our Health, and the Health of the Planet

By Sheila Harrington, Posted November 2nd, 2012

Working with land trusts is a way to protect cherished land and to give back a little of what one may have acquired in a lifetime.

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As Easy as Riding a Bike

As Easy as Riding a Bike

By Melissa Bruntlett, Posted November 1st, 2012

Could you go car free? For one family it was easier than they thought…

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Raising Backyard Chickens: My 8-year old Daughter’s Egg Business

Raising Backyard Chickens: My 8-year old Daughter’s Egg Business

By Shannon Cowan, Posted October 30th, 2012

Producing eggs in your own backyard is child’s play…

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How to Make Apple-Plum Chutney

How to Make Apple-Plum Chutney

By Lindsay Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted October 26th, 2012

This recipe makes use of the fall surplus of plums and windfall apples, and gives you a head start on winter holiday gift-giving.

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What it’s Like Raising Children Off-Grid

What it’s Like Raising Children Off-Grid

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted September 27th, 2012

We wanted to raise “free-range children”, and learned how much active parenting was required…

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Top 6 Benefits of Pressure Cooking

Top 6 Benefits of Pressure Cooking

By Eartheasy.com, Posted September 10th, 2012

Modern-day pressure cookers have taken the risk out of pressure cooking…

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Arctic Sea Ice in Record Retreat

Arctic Sea Ice in Record Retreat

By Eartheasy.com, Posted September 4th, 2012

Our planet is warming at an alarmingly rapid pace, evidenced by an accelerating rate of sea ice decline…

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Compost Tumblers vs Compost Bins: Pros & Cons

Compost Tumblers vs Compost Bins: Pros & Cons

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted August 21st, 2012

Not sure if you should buy a compost bin or a compost tumbler? Below are the key points to consider…

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The 5 Best Ways to Save Water During a Drought

The 5 Best Ways to Save Water During a Drought

By Eartheasy.com, Posted August 6th, 2012

With drought conditions scorching much of the US and predicted to become the ‘new normal’ in some regions, we each need to become experts at conserving water.

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White Roofs Offer a Simple Strategy to Help Combat Global Warming

White Roofs Offer a Simple Strategy to Help Combat Global Warming

By Juan Carlos P.E., Posted July 24th, 2012

It’s amazing how the ambient temperature in a building can change so significantly through this simple action…

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Our Simple DIY Home Solar Power System

Our Simple DIY Home Solar Power System

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted July 18th, 2012

This basic off-grid solar power system is simple to install and can be easily expanded…

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Are Co-operatives the Future of Business?

Are Co-operatives the Future of Business?

By Geoff de Ruiter, Posted July 12th, 2012

Co-ops have an advantage over conventional businesses – they run essentially not-for-profit…

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Our Top 6 Chicken Raising Mistakes

Our Top 6 Chicken Raising Mistakes

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted July 9th, 2012

Raising chickens is pretty simple. But we found ways to get it wrong…

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How to Protect Your Garden during a Heat Wave

How to Protect Your Garden during a Heat Wave

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted July 4th, 2012

Protecting the soil surface is key to plant survival during periods of extreme heat…

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5 Tips for a Tick-Free Summer

5 Tips for a Tick-Free Summer

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted June 29th, 2012

Don’t let the fear of tick bites keep you from enjoying the great outdoors…

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Now is the Time to Thin Your Fruit Trees

Now is the Time to Thin Your Fruit Trees

By Eartheasy.com, Posted June 21st, 2012

Thinning the young fruit clusters results in larger, more select fruit at maturity…

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How to Make a ‘Poor Man’s’ Hot Tub

How to Make a ‘Poor Man’s’ Hot Tub

By Marcella Andrews, Eartheasy.com, Posted June 14th, 2012

Enjoy a long hot soak without paying for an expensive hot tub…

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How Nature Brings us Together

How Nature Brings us Together

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted June 7th, 2012

We have so much more in common than that which divides us…

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How to Make an ‘Instant Cloche’ to Protect Seedlings

How to Make an ‘Instant Cloche’ to Protect Seedlings

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted June 6th, 2012

This simple design costs next to nothing to build and can be reused for years…

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