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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.

Location:

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.

Language:

English

Contact:

7852744444


Episodes

Heirlooms and Herbals: Tulsi

7/15/2021
Joanne Bauman discusses Tulsi (Ocimum tenuiflorum), its history and medicinal uses as well as tinctures, teas, and infusions Mother Earth News A Close Study of Holy Basil To see more podcasts, visit our Mother Earth News and Friends page. Check out the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Bookstore for more resources to help you achieve your health and farming goals. Go to the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR page for webinar and courses on everything from gardening to livestock management.

Duration:00:38:27

Heirlooms and Herbals: Rose

7/15/2021
Joanne Bauman discusses the history, aroma, and medicinal uses of roses. Further Resources: JoAnne's Website: Prairie Magic Herbals JoAnne's Facebook: Prairie Magic Herbals MOTHER EARTH NEWS - Rose Water Recipe Moisturizing Rose Water Recipe Janice Marsh's Tulsi Music To see more podcasts, visit our Mother Earth News and Friends page. Check out the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Bookstore for more resources that may pique your interests! The Heirlooms and Herbals podcast is a production of...

Duration:00:27:27

Heirlooms and Herbals: Mullein

7/15/2021
In this episode, Joanne Bauman discusses Mullein (Verbascum thapsus), tinctures and infusions, and how to use the herb for medical issues. Further Resources: JoAnne's Website: Prairie Magic Herbals JoAnne's Facebook: Prairie Magic Herbals MOTHER EARTH NEWS - Mullein a Gift From the Birds To see more podcasts, visit our Mother Earth News and Friends page. Check out the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Bookstore for more resources to help you achieve your health and farming goals. Go to the MOTHER...

Duration:00:29:50

Heirlooms and Herbals: Marshmallow

7/15/2021
Joanne Bauman shares a variety of information on Marshmallow – Althaea officinalis Further Resources: JoAnne's Website: Prairie Magic Herbals JoAnne's Facebook: Prairie Magic Herbals To see more podcasts, visit our Mother Earth News and Friends page. Check out the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Bookstore for more resources to help you achieve your health and farming goals. Go to the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR page for webinar and courses on everything from gardening to livestock management.

Duration:00:23:40

Heirlooms and Herbals: Elder

7/15/2021
In this episode, Joanne Bauman discusses Elder, both flower and berry, its history, folklore, and how to use it. Further Resources: JoAnne's Website: Prairie Magic Herbals JoAnne's Facebook: Prairie Magic Herbals Mother Earth Living - Amazing Elderberry Properties To see more podcasts, visit our Mother Earth News and Friends page. Check out the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Bookstore for more resources that may pique your interests! The Heirlooms and Herbals podcast is a production of the...

Duration:00:24:41

Ep. 114 Feeding and Housing Quail

7/7/2021
Kelly Bohling returns to "Mother Earth News and Friends" to talk more about quail. In this episode, she shares her experiences and advice with feeding and housing these hardy little birds -- from the feed that's worked for her to how to plan your quails' habitat. To see more podcasts, visit our Mother Earth News and Friends page. Check out the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Bookstore for more resources to help you achieve your health and farming goals. Go to the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR page for...

Duration:00:46:14

Ep. 113 Bison Ranching

7/7/2021
John Flocchini of Durham Ranch in Wyoming chats with us about raising bison, and their benefits to the land. To see more podcasts, visit our Mother Earth News and Friends page. Check out the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Bookstore for more resources to help you achieve your health and farming goals. Go to the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR page for webinar and courses on everything from gardening to livestock management.

Duration:01:16:21

Audio Article: Culturally Significant Seed Saving

7/2/2021
N’tongwezid Nebizokikonek – Welcome to Our Garden, indigenous seed saving practices are a reverent way to safeguard ancient food ways. This is the audio version of an article from the August/September 2021 issue of Mother Earth News magazine. For more great articles on livestock and land management, large and small farming, and even bees, go to www.motherearthnew.com If you’re interested in workshops about everything from cheesemaking to soil health to building around your property, you...

Duration:00:13:22

Audio Article: City Chickens

7/2/2021
Learn from Dalia Monterroso how and why to keep suburban and urban chickens. This is the audio version of an article from the August/September 2021 issue of Mother Earth News magazine. For more great articles on livestock and land management, large and small farming, and even bees, go to www.motherearthnew.com If you’re interested in workshops about everything from cheesemaking to soil health to building around your property, you can take our online classes and attend the Mother Earth News...

Duration:00:14:02

Ep. 112 Herbal Health

6/21/2021
In this episode, we’re talking with some of our friends from the Mother Earth News Herbal Health Virtual Conference. They’re sharing with us about their herbal health practices, what herbal health means to them, and some advice for those who are interested in joining the herbal health community. To see more podcasts, visit our Mother Earth News and Friends page. Check out the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Bookstore for more resources to help you achieve your health and farming goals. Go to the...

Duration:01:17:19

Audio Article: Saving Our Seeds, Saving Ourselves

6/21/2021
Seed saving is a way to preserve the work of first farmers, ensure biodiversity, heritage, and locally adapted cultivars. Learn more about seed saving and sharing from Bevin Cohen. This is the audio version of an article from the July/August 2021 issue of Grit magazine. For more great articles on livestock and land management, large and small farming, and even bees, visit Grit and MOTHER EARTH NEWS websites. If you’re interested in workshops about everything from cheesemaking to soil...

Duration:00:11:54

Audio Article: Plant Breeding Basics

6/21/2021
Chris Colby walks you through the basics of plant breeding so that you can make informed choices about the long-term future of your garden cultivars. This is the audio version of an article from the July/August 2021 issue of Grit magazine. For more great articles on livestock and land management, large and small farming, and even bees, go to www.Grit.com. If you’re interested in workshops about everything from cheesemaking to soil health to building around your property, you can take our...

Duration:00:17:55

Audio Article: Making the Most of Mulberries

6/18/2021
Mulberries (Morus Rubra) are purple deliciousness every summer. Learn more about the tress and berries along with some great recipes. This is the audio version of an article from the July/August 2021 issue of Grit magazine. For more great articles on livestock and land management, large and small farming, and even bees, go to www.grit.com. If you’re interested in workshops about everything from cheesemaking to soil health to building around your property, you can take our online classes...

Duration:00:17:15

Audio Article: Poitou Donkeys

6/18/2021
Poitou Donkeys have a long history in Europe as sturdy and good-tempered draft animals. They are now an endangered breed, with a few breeders working to preserve these strong, shaggy donkeys. This is the audio version of an article from the July/August 2021 issue of Grit magazine. For more great articles on livestock and land management, large and small farming, and even bees, go to www.grit.com If you’re interested in workshops about everything from cheesemaking to soil health to building...

Duration:00:12:39

Ep. 111 – Treating Splay Leg and Bumblefoot

6/14/2021
We sometimes have to treat our chickens for illness and injury. In this podcast, Elizabeth Mack talks about splay leg and bumblefoot. Articles by Elizabeth Diane Mack Newcastle Disease: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Backyard Flock Eggshell Problems: Causes and Cures Parasite Prevention: Reducing Risk To see more podcasts, visit our “Mother Earth News and Friends” page. Check out the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Bookstore for more resources to help you achieve your health and farming...

Duration:00:55:38

Ep. 110 Green Death

5/24/2021
Esmerelda Kent of Kinkaraco Green Burial Products talks with us about the state of green burial options for natural death. Check out the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Bookstore for more resources that may interest you. Go to the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR page for an opportunity to see our podcast guest live. The Mother Earth News and Friends Podcasts are a production of Ogden Publications

Duration:01:05:08

Ep. 109 - Chickens and the Garden

5/14/2021
In this episode, Queren King-Orozco shares her experience with keeping chickens in and around her garden. Learn how a chicken flock can benefit your garden beds and vice versa, as well as how to address challenges that come from having these poultry pecking around your plants. Resources: Follow Queren on Instagram @AmongTheThistle Learn about Brinsea and their trusted incubation innovations. Learn from Queren in our online “Poultry 101” course about how to raise a healthy...

Duration:00:43:12

Audio Article: Raise Pastured Geese and Ducks

5/12/2021
Pasturized waterfowl is rewarding and a frugal endeavor that lets your ducks and geese mow down pesky weeds with gusto. This is the audio version of an article from the Jun/July 2021 issue of Mother Earth News magazine. For more great articles on livestock and land management, large and small farming, and even bees, go to www.motherearthnew.com If you’re interested in workshops about everything from cheesemaking to soil health to building around your property, you can take our online...

Duration:00:09:26

Ep. 108 The Artisan Herbalist

4/27/2021
In this episode, we get to know Bevin Cohen, gardener, herbalist, seed saver, educator, author, and owner of Small House Farm. Bevin talks about his upcoming book, The Artisan Herbalist, and shares more about his work and passions. Resources: Preorder Bevin’s book, The Artisan Herbalist Learn from Bevin on how to get started in seed saving in our “Seed Saving” online course. Learn more about Small House Farm To see more podcasts, visit our Mother Earth News and Friends page. Check...

Duration:00:18:58

Audio Article: Indigenous Corn Cultivars

4/27/2021
Encouraging biodiversity and cultural preservation by learning about and planting indigenous corn cultivars. This is the audio version of an article from the Jun/July 2021 issue of Mother Earth News magazine. For more great articles on livestock and land management, large and small farming, and even bees, go to www.motherearthnew.com If you’re interested in workshops about everything from cheesemaking to soil health to building around your property, you can take our online classes and...

Duration:00:15:00