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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. 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


Kefir and Kombucha: Brewing with Bacteria

1/4/2018
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In this episode, we discuss how to properly brew the popular fermented drinks kefir and kombucha. Follow the links below for topics mentioned in the podcast that may have piqued your interest: The Health Benefits of Drinking Kombucha Tea Home Brewing Kombucha Water Kefir Recipe Water Kefir: a Delicious Probiotic Beverage

Duration: 00:43:20


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. 23 Making the Most of Older Animals

11/23/2017
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In this episode, Caleb Regan of Grit Magazine discusses how to properly process and prepare meat from older animal to create an enjoyable dining experience and a well-rounded market. Joining Caleb is Author Adam Danforth and International Livestock Market Consultant John Wilkes. Follow the links below for topics mentioned in the podcast that may have piqued your interest: Subscribe to Grit Magazine The Livestock Conservancy Check out the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Bookstore for more...

Duration: 00:53:44


Ep. 22 Writing Urban Ag Policy

11/9/2017
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In this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends Russel Mullin of Heirloom Gardener and I sat down with Helen Schnoes and Mary Miller of the Douglas County Food Policy Council to discuss how to work inside your city limits to gain agricultural rights for your community. Find our Guests Books in the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Store Your Farm in the City Heirloom Gardener Here is a collection of related articles you may enjoy:

Duration: 00:53:13


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 Grass-Fed...

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


Ep. 13 Succession Gardening

7/6/2017
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In this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and friends our guests and I will share our expertise to discuss Succession Gardening; when to plant, and what for extended seasons and a year-round harvest! Check the links below for topics mentioned in the podcast that may have piqued your interest: MOTHER EARTH NEWS ARCHIVE 1970-2016 Succession Planting Succession Planting for Space Saving and Season Extension Vegetable Garden Design for Four Seasons Books:

Duration: 00:45:34


Ep. 12 Profit with Poultry - Sponsored by Brinsea

6/22/2017
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In this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends Kellsey Trimble sits down with Patricia Foreman and Victoria Miller to discuss their recommendations for making a profit with your poultry. Many of us joke that our hobby flocks don’t pay the bills. Let’s change that! 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. Check the links...

Duration: 00:40:48


Mini - The Nature of Things

6/15/2017
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Gene Logsdon had a profound impact on on many peoples views of the land and our own mortality. Enjoy this minisode as Kellsey Trimble, Managing-Editor of Grit, reflects on her feelings of Logsdon’s passing. Check out Kellsey’s other blog entries at Thistle Moon Ridge. Enjoy these books by the great author Gene Logsdon: Holy Shit All Flesh is Grass Letter to a Young Farmer

Duration: 00:05:18


Ep. 11 Craft Distilling

6/8/2017
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In this episode Robert Riley,Senior Producer of the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR, sits down with Kellsey Trimble of Grit Magazine, and Victoria Miller author of “Craft Distilling.” From mashing and fermenting to the legalities of operating a hobby still, this conversation brings many answers to questions you may have. Here is a collection of related articles you may enjoy: Find Craft Distilling in the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Store Would you like to visit our MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR as a Friend! Click...

Duration: 01:04:03


Mini 2 “Spoon Man” Made It at the Fair

6/1/2017
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Enjoy this minisode recorded by Grit’s Editor-In-Chief, Caleb Regan. Caleb was was able to spend some time with Jake Kristophel aka “Spoon Man” at one of our MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIRs. Jake has left the corporate world to make a living from his homestead. He has agreed to share more of his homestead businesss ventures with us on homestead.motherearthnews.com. Check it out and gain insight and inspriation to start your own business venture! Don’t forget to love your mother! To see more...

Duration: 00:09:04


Ep. 10 Get Married with Mother Earth Living

5/25/2017
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Hello friends of Mother Earth News! We are happy to bring together a few brilliant minds of design to discuss planning eco-friendly and sustainable gatherings, specifically weddings. Joining this fun conversation will be Charlotte Brunin, Jessica Kellner, Tiff Frances, and Zach Foley. Check the links below for topics mentioned in the podcast that may have piqued your interest: If you would like to visit our MOTHER EARTH NEWS Fair as a Friend! Click Here, for a friendly discount! Check out...

Duration: 00:47:22


Ep. 09 Herbs for Your Teacup

5/15/2017
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In this episode Hannah Kincaid, Senior Editor of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Manging Editor of Heirloom Gardener, sits down with Joanne Bauman and Dawn Combs to discuss what grows in their tea garden and why they love it! Enjoy learning about the different medicinal properties of these plants and how to use them in you tea. Dawn Combs is an ethnobotanist with more than 20 years of experience in her field. She is the owner of the herbal health farm Mockingbird Meadows, is a contributor for Mother...

Duration: 00:48:51

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