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Mother Earth News and Friends shares the stories of the leaders in sustainable and rural living. We’re passionate about helping people learn more about natural health, homesteading, and sustainability.

Mother Earth News and Friends shares the stories of the leaders in sustainable and rural living. We’re passionate about helping people learn more about natural health, homesteading, and sustainability.
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United States

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Mother Earth News and Friends shares the stories of the leaders in sustainable and rural living. We’re passionate about helping people learn more about natural health, homesteading, and sustainability.

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English

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Episodes

Ep. 37 Graft a Better World

6/21/2018
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In this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends our guests and I will discuss grafting trees, what gorilla grafting is and how trees just might save the world. Links from our Guests: Bill Whipple Acornucopia Project Nutty Buddy Collective Vanessa King Frances Tacy Franny’s Farm Homestead Hustle

Duration:00:49:37

Ep. 36 Sensitivities and Gluten

6/14/2018
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In this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends our guests and I will discuss food sensitivities. Today’s topic is centered around gluten but rabbit trails into an informative conversation over sensitivities in general. Follow the links below for topics mentioned in the podcast that may have piqued your interest: Follow the links below for topics mentioned in the podcast that may have piqued your interest:’ Is Roundup the Cause of ‘Gluten Intolerance’? Is Being Gluten-Intolerant an...

Duration:00:59:44

Ep. 35 Wellness Garden

5/24/2018
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In this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends our we will discuss how to maintain optimal wellness by enjoying a garden. Follow the links below for topics mentioned in the podcast that may have piqued your interest: Books by Shawna: The Wellness Garden 101 Organic gardening Hacks Grow a Living Wall Check out the

Duration:00:53:42

It’s Beek Week @ MOTHER EARTH NEWS!

5/15/2018
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It is beek week at MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Grit Magazine. To celebrate they have decided to sponsor the publishing of all MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends bee related episodes on their own podcast channel, Keeping Backyard Bees! That’s not all, we are also releasing several videos, both live and on YouTube and we’re letting an unpublished episode out of the vault and adding it exclusively to the Keeping Backyard Bees channel. This exclusive episode features a chat with Abby Olcese and...

Duration:00:00:50

Ep. 34 Organic Pest Control - Sponsored by Earthkind

5/10/2018
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Thank You, Earthkind for Sponsoring this Episode! To speak with an Earthkind consultant call (800)583-2921 or visit their website Earthkind.com to review their products and for expert advice from one of their staff entomologist. You may also their booth at any of the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Fairs. In this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends, our we will discuss how to terminate and repel pests using methods that are less harmful than many mainstream products that we encounter. Follow the...

Duration:00:48:13

Ep. 33 Vegetables Love Flowers

4/26/2018
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In this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends, we talk with Liza Ziegler about why vegetables love flowers and ideas for companion planting. Follow the links below for topics mentioned in the podcast that may have piqued your interest: Vegetables Love Flowers The Gardener’s Workshop - Lisa’s website Carrots Love Tomatoes An In-depth Guide t [...]

Duration:00:28:28

Ep. 32 Pasture Raising Pork - Sponsored by Premier 1 Supplies

4/12/2018
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Thank You, Premier 1 Supplies for Sponsoring this Episode! To speak with a Premier 1 fence consultant call 800-282-6631 or visit their website premier1supplies.com for expert advice. You may also see them at any of the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Fairs. In this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends, our guests discuss pasture raising pork, the breeds they raise and their best practices. Follow the links below for topics mentioned in the podcast that may have piqued your interest:

Duration:00:35:55

Ep. 31 Live Deliberately with Rob Greenfield

3/29/2018
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In this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends Russel and Charlotte will discuss Rob’s journey from an average materialistic guy to well-known eco-activist and adventurer. Follow the links below for topics mentioned in the podcast that may have piqued your interest: Podcast Resource Page Rob’s Website Dude Making a Difference One Man’s Trash is Another’s Weeknight Dinner: Lessons from a Dumpster Diver

Duration:00:44:19

Ep. 29 Straight Dope on Cannabis

3/1/2018
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In this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends our guests and I will discuss cannabis: how it’s being used medicinally and, in Oregon, legally. Follow the links below for topics mentioned in the podcast that may have piqued your interest: Growing Cannabis in Raised Garden Beds The Health Effects of Marijuana Legalized Marijuana Find our Guests Books in the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Store The Veggie Queen Homegrown Marijuana [...]

Duration:00:47:02

Ep. 28 The Scoop on Poop

2/15/2018
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In this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends our guests and I will discuss composting human manure! The in-home setup, the legalities, and how to overcome the ick factor to produce beautiful soil. Enjoy this pun-filled discussion as we chat we learn about the scoop on poop! Follow the links below for topics mentioned in the podcast that may have piqued your interest: The Evergreen Institute The Scoop on Poop Subscribe to Heirloom Gardener

Duration:00:53:16

Ep. 26 Marvelous Mushrooms

1/18/2018
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On this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends Charlotte Brunin and Robert Riley meet with Tradd Cotter to discuss all things mushrooms. You will learn how Tradd become a mushroom farmer, the importance of mushrooms to your diet and how mushrooms might be key in disaster relief! Follow the links below for topics mentioned in the podcast that may have piqued your interest: Organic Mushroom Farming & Mycoremediation Garden Giant 5 lb Bag The Wellness Garden Shiitake Mushroom Plugs...

Duration:00:33:13

Ep. 24 Ducks on Demand - Sponsored by Brinsea

12/7/2017
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In this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends, our guests discuss the darlings of the barnyard, ducks: what to feed them, how to house them, their behavior and what they bring to the table. Thank you to Brinsea for sponsoring this podcast episode! Here is a collection of related articles you may enjoy: 9 Reasons Why Raising Ducks Might Be a Better Option Than Chickens The Homestead Guide to Domesticated Ducks Incubating Duck Eggs Successfully The Pros & Cons of Eat [...]

Duration:00:50:56

Ep. 21 Ayurveda

10/26/2017
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Learn the wonderful benefits of Ayurveda, it’s principles and how to incorporate it into your lifestyle with two friends of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and experts in the Ayurveda lifestyle, Anata Ripa Ajmera and Brittany Wood Nickerson. Find our Guests Books in the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Store Recipes from the Herbalist’s Kitchen The Ayurveda Way Here is a collection of related articles you may enjoy: 11 Ayurvedic Steps for a Good Night’s Rest All About A [...]

Duration:01:02:43

Ep. 20 Great Guide to Guinea Fowl - Sponsored by Brinsea

10/12/2017
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In this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends Charlotte Brunin and Kellsey Trimble, of Grit, sat down with Cindy Gibson and Sharon Dodds from the Guinea Fowl International Association to discuss how to care for, train, and interpret their behavior. Thank you Brinsea for Sponsoring this episode! To see Brinsea’s incubator, chick brooder, and coop door in action, check them out during the Mother Earth News Facebook Live projects or visit www.Brinsea.com. Here is a collection of related...

Duration:00:58:36

Ep. 19 Leathers and Furs: Preserving Animal Hides

9/28/2017
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In this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and FRIENDS, our guests and I will discuss Leathers and Furs: Preserving Animal Hides. In Part 1 we discuss keeping the fur-on process. In Part 2 we continue the conversation to discuss the fur-off method of preserving the hide. Follow the links below for topics mentioned in the podcast that may have piqued your interest: How to Tan a Deer Hide Roadkill: Collecting Animal Fur the Humane Way

Duration:00:47:42

Ep. 18 Harvest Your Honey

9/14/2017
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On this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends Charlotte Brunin and Robert Riley meet with Becky and Steve Tipton to discuss all this honey including how to harvest from a Langstroth Hive. Follow the links below for topics mentioned in the podcast that may have piqued your interest: Stay up-to-date on all things beekeeping with a FREE NEWSLETTER from Keeping Backyard Bees. Keeping Backyard Bees

Duration:00:49:38

Ep. 17 Poultry Breeds and Species - Sponsored by Brinsea

8/31/2017
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In this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends Kellsey Trimble, of Grit, sat down with Alison Martin from the Livestock Conservancy and Cindy Gibson from the Guinea Fowl International Association to discuss popular poultry breeds and species that you may want to add to your homestead. Thank you Brinsea for Sponsoring this episode! To see Brinsea’s incubator, chick brooder, and coop door in action, check them out during the Mother Earth News Facebook Live projects or visit...

Duration:00:42:34

Ep. 16 Cool Coops - Sponsored by Onduline

8/17/2017
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In this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends we discuss the considerations you need to take when you are building a chicken coop including: where to keep the food, how to space the perches, and are automatic doors all they are cracked up to be!? Thank you to Onduline for sponsoring this podcast episode! We also want to thank Rebecca Nickols of Community Chickens for putting together this compilation of cool coops. While you listen please enjoy these links and images showing the...

Duration:00:51:56

Ep. 15 Befriend Your Butcher

8/3/2017
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Put your money where your meat is and befriend a butcher! In this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends we speak with Meredith Leigh to discuss how to pick your butcher, buying meat in bulk, and the business of processing meat. Put your money where your meat is and befriend a butcher! Here is a collection of related articles you may enjoy: Local Meat Processing: More Humane, Less Expensive Options Grass vs. Grain: Improving the Nutritional Profile of Beef Yet More Proof That...

Duration:00:55:37

Ep. 14 Get to Know Goats - Sponsored by Onduline

7/20/2017
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In this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and friends our guests Gianaclis Caldwel of Pholia Farm, Jeannette Beranger, and Richard Browning of The Livestock Conservancy will meet with Kellsey Trimble, managing editor of Grit, to discuss different breeds of goats, what their uses are, and what the best methods of keeping them are. If you have goats or are interesteld in getting goats, this episode is for you! If youre not interested in goats, you will be after this episode! Thank you Onduline...

Duration:00:54:38