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5 Tips to Guarantee Canning Success

5 Tips to Guarantee Canning Success

By Eartheasy.com, Posted August 21st, 2014

In addition to food security and freedom from unwanted additives, home canning gives us the old-fashioned satisfaction of transforming the harvest into next season’s feast.

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How to Block Tree Roots from Entering Your Garden

How to Block Tree Roots from Entering Your Garden

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted July 15th, 2014

Your well-fed and watered garden is a growth opportunity for nearby trees.

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Teaching My Child How to Garden: Summer Progress

Teaching My Child How to Garden: Summer Progress

By Robin Jacobs, Posted July 7th, 2014

Inch by inch, row by row… Can the quiet growth of plants hold a kid’s interest for the long weeks of watering, weeding, and waiting?

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How to Choose Earth-Friendly Edible Oils

How to Choose Earth-Friendly Edible Oils

By Sheila Harrington, Posted June 18th, 2014

Discovering options that are better for the health of ourselves and the planet.

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Teaching My Child How to Garden – Getting Started

Teaching My Child How to Garden – Getting Started

By Robin Jacobs, Eartheasy.com, Posted June 2nd, 2014

Everyday miracles happen when we invite playful work and wonder into the garden.

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Edible Perennials: Building Your Personal ‘Food Forest’

Edible Perennials: Building Your Personal ‘Food Forest’

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 14th, 2014

Once established, perennial veggies and berries keep on giving year after year.

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Evidence Grows Linking Autism with Pollution

Evidence Grows Linking Autism with Pollution

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 4th, 2014

Patterns of autism match patterns of pollution-caused birth defects.

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How to Prepare Your Asparagus Bed for Spring

How to Prepare Your Asparagus Bed for Spring

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 4th, 2014

A well maintained asparagus bed may produce for 25 years!

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Modern Pioneers: What it’s like living in an Ecovillage

Modern Pioneers: What it’s like living in an Ecovillage

By Brian Ziggy, Posted February 13th, 2012

Living in community with one another is the foundation for a new pioneering, sustainable culture…

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7 Ways Organic Farms Outperform Conventional Farms

7 Ways Organic Farms Outperform Conventional Farms

By Greg Seaman, Posted October 24th, 2011

Sustainable, organic farming practices are the best way to feed the future…

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Perennial Crops Being Developed to Produce Food with Less Environmental Impact

Perennial Crops Being Developed to Produce Food with Less Environmental Impact

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 23rd, 2011

The development of perennial grain crops represents a breakthrough in global food production…

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Eating less meat and dairy has minimal impact on global warming, expert argues

Eating less meat and dairy has minimal impact on global warming, expert argues

By ScienceDaily, Posted January 25th, 2011

There is no doubt that livestock are major producers of methane, one of the greenhouse gases, but comparison figures may be inaccurate.

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Homemade Prosperity – escaping the consumer trap

Homemade Prosperity – escaping the consumer trap

By Shannon Hayes, YES! Magazine, Posted December 22nd, 2010

Caught in the consumer trap? Radical Homemaker Shannon Hayes discovered that producing what she needs at home lets her live on a fraction of what she thought she needed.

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Soils and Souls: The promise of The Land

Soils and Souls: The promise of The Land

By Robert Jensen, Posted October 18th, 2010

We must ask how we can construct an economy that can balance what is biologically and physically possible with what is socially and ethically desirable.

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Organic Farms Win at Potato Pest Control

Organic Farms Win at Potato Pest Control

By Daniel Cressey, Posted August 9th, 2010

Organic agriculture promotes more balanced communities of natural predators

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Global food problems are about justice, not scarcity

Global food problems are about justice, not scarcity

By Frances Moore Lappé, YES! Magazine, Posted July 8th, 2010

While world food experts cry “scarcity,” we humans are creating hunger out of plenty…

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The Case for Sustainable Meat

The Case for Sustainable Meat

By Shannon Hayes, YES! Magazine, Posted July 5th, 2010

Can meat have a place in the life of a “radical homemaker” trying to live sustainably? Farmer Shannon Hayes believes it can.

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‘One-Straw Revolution’ republished by Amazon

‘One-Straw Revolution’ republished by Amazon

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy, Posted January 6th, 2010

Published in English in 1978, “The One Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming”, by Masanobu Fukuoka, is available once again.

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Fair Food Farmstead – providing accessibility to locally grown food

Fair Food Farmstead – providing accessibility to locally grown food

By Eartheasy, Posted October 19th, 2009

Many consumers cite ‘distance’ and ‘inconvenient location’ as reasons to not shop at farmer’s markets. The Farmstand, located in Philadelphia’s Reading Terminal, is pioneering an innovative model for a community supported agricultural program.

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An organic farmer’s perspective on the meat/climate change debate

An organic farmer’s perspective on the meat/climate change debate

By Eliot Coleman, Grist.org, Posted August 20th, 2009

A 2007 UN report called “Livestock’s Long Shadow,” claimed that 18 percent of global human-induced greenhouse gas emissions stem from meat production. Eliot Coleman, a respected small-scale farmer, offers this counterpoint.

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