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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!

On this episode, we’ll hear from authors and Mother Earth News Fair presenters Gianaclis Caldwell and Meredith Leigh, on the value of real, homemade and ethically raised food, including meat, cheese and ferments.

Visit www.motherearthnews.com/podcast for show notes.

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Renewable energy is quickly becoming more affordable and accessible than ever, but can these systems be successfully implemented on your urban homestead? Former MOTHER EARTH NEWS editor, Kale Roberts, spoke with green building expert Dan Chiras to get some ideas about sensible alternative energy sources, how effective you might find them, and to discuss other simple ways to make your home more energy efficient.

 

Visit www.motherearthnews.com/podcast for show notes.

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Backyard chickens can provide a local food source, keep pests out of your garden, and much more. But what should you know before you start building a coop and creating a flock? Jennifer Pitino, host of the Urban Chicken Podcast, spoke with Pat Foreman, author of the books City Chicks, Chicken Tractor and Day Range Poultry, and Victoria Redhed Miller, author of Pure Poultry, on their experiences, and advice for raising and keeping chickens.

Visit www.motherearthnews.com/podcast for show notes.

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Making your own natural medicine is a great way to cure everyday issues from scrapes and bruises to occasional anxiety, and many medicinal plants can be easily grown in your own garden, whether you're working with a rooftop plot, urban garden or large yard. Mother Earth Living editior-in-chief Jessica Kellner spoke with herbalist Joanne Bauman about some of her favorite medicinal herbs and preparations. 

 

Visit www.motherearthnews.com/podcast for show notes.

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Mother Earth News’ Editor-in-Chief Hank Will, and Becky Tipton of the Northeastern Kansas Beekeepers’ Association, on making a living from small acreage.

 

Visit www.motherearthnews.com/podcast for show notes.

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MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends is looking forward to bringing you our debut podcast series "Urban Homesteading"! While you wait, please enjoy a sneak peek at the introduction to our first episode. In this upcoming podcast you will hear Mother Earth New's Editor-in-Chief Hank Will and Becky Tipton of the North East Kansas Beekeepers Association reflect on their experiences in market farming.

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