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MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends

Welcome to the Mother Earth News and Friends podcast, where we get down-to-earth with your favorite eco-celebrities and experts to bring together conversations that are as informative as they are enjoyable. On these podcasts, we will be talking with homesteaders, artisans, and sustainability experts to deliver the homegrown advice and expertise that MOTHER EARTH NEWS is known for!

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 to Companion Planting

Native American Gardening: The Three Sisters and More

 

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The Mother Earth News and Friends podcast is a production of Ogden Publications.

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Thank YouPremier 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:

Jake's Spoonman Minisode

Antiquity Oaks Farm

Fallen Aspen Farm

Instagram.com/fallenaspenfarm

Firefox books

Homegrown Pork

Country Lore: Raising Grass-fed Pork

Raise Your Own Pigs

Riverwood Trading Co.

Check out the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Bookstore for more resources!


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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

Reusing Things: 100 Ideas of How to Reuse Commonly Thrown Away Items

 It's Time to Throw Out the Throwaway Economy

Check out the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Bookstore for more distilling resources!


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The Mother Earth News and Friends podcast is a production of Ogden Publications.

 

 

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Join Charlotte and Zach as they discuss catching swarms and the business of bees with Hilary Kearney of Girl Next Door Honey.

Follow the links below for topics mentioned in the podcast that may have piqued your interest:

Girl Next Door Honey

Keeping Backyard Bees

Hilary's Beekeeping Classes

Swarm Care - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

 

Find our Guests Books in the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Store

Grit's Guide to Backyard Bees and Honey

Swarm Essentials

The Backyard Beekeeper

 


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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

 

For more on our guests, check out the podcast page.  

 


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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

For more on our guests, check out the podcast page.  


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On this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends you will learn all about hydrosols: what sets them apart from oils, how to make them, and how to use them!

 

Follow the links below for topics mentioned in the podcast that may have piqued your interest:

 

Harvest to Hydrosol

Aromatic Wisdom Podcast

Herbal Apothecary 101: Distillates, Hydrosols and Tinctures

Aromatic Waters

Wellness Garden

Check out the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Bookstore for more fungi resources!


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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 became 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 500 Pack

North American Mycological Association - NAMACO

The Plan to Mop Up the World's Largest Oil Spill with Fungus 

Check out the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Bookstore for more fungi resources!


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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

Easy Milk Kefir Recipe (Mentioned in episode)

 

Check out the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Bookstore for more resources!

Scoby in Starter Liquid

The Big Book of Kombucha

Wild Fermentation

Kombucha Brew Now Kit & The Big Book of Kombucha

 


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The Mother Earth News Urban Homesteading Podcast is a production of Ogden Publications

 

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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! 

 

Find our Guests Books in the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Store

Pure Poultry

Intro Heritage Breeds


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