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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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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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6 Beginner Recipes for Solar Ovens

6 Beginner Recipes for Solar Ovens

By Robin Jacobs, Posted June 20th, 2014

When you’re first starting out with your solar oven, focus on recipes that do well with slow cooking.

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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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How to Use Nettles with Your Springtime Cooking

How to Use Nettles with Your Springtime Cooking

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 30th, 2014

Old timers call them Spring Tonic. Before the garden gets going, nettles are the perfect local green.

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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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After Fukushima – Is It Safe to Eat Pacific Seafood?

After Fukushima – Is It Safe to Eat Pacific Seafood?

By Robin Jacobs, Posted February 27th, 2014

Silent and unseen, radiation is a shadowy threat. Between dire viral-internet warnings and FDA reassurances, how do we decide what to feed our families?

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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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5 tips to reduce your exposure to BPA and other hormone disrupting chemicals in your diet

5 tips to reduce your exposure to BPA and other hormone disrupting chemicals in your diet

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 7th, 2011

BPA is so prevalent in food packaging and other consumer items that prior research has detected its presence in at least 90% of Americans…

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Garden as if your life depended on it, because it does

Garden as if your life depended on it, because it does

By Ellen LaConte, Posted April 5th, 2011

5 reasons why more of us should take up spade, rake and hoe, make compost and raise good soil and garden beds with a vengeance.

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Eco-impact of wild seafood less than that of poultry, beef

Eco-impact of wild seafood less than that of poultry, beef

By Eartheasy, Posted February 10th, 2011

Scientist calculates that the “edible protein energy return on investment” of 29 North Atlantic fisheries is much higher than any type of livestock.

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Top 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow

Top 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy, Posted January 19th, 2011

If you are growing vegetables in the hope of saving money, here are some suggestions for crops which have delivered real cost savings for us…

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No Impact Week, Day 1 – Sunday: Consumption

No Impact Week, Day 1 – Sunday: Consumption

By Aran Seaman, Posted January 4th, 2011

Is it possible to live a fuller and happier life by buying less stuff?

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Everything you thought you knew about food is wrong

Everything you thought you knew about food is wrong

By Alice Hart-Davis, The Daily Mail, UK, Posted December 3rd, 2010

Fiber’s bad for you. Fat’s healthy. And five-a-day is a gimmick to make fruit and veg firms rich. Or so claims a remarkable new book…

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7 Principles of a Climate-Friendly Diet

7 Principles of a Climate-Friendly Diet

By Eartheasy, Posted September 19th, 2010

If we’re serious about the climate crisis, says Lappé, we have to talk about food.

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The Salmonella Outbreak: Are free-range, organic eggs safer?

The Salmonella Outbreak: Are free-range, organic eggs safer?

By Eartheasy, Posted September 16th, 2010

When humane methods are used in raising poultry, the risk of salmonella outbreak is much lower.

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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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