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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!

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 Meat is Better

How to Make Sausage at Home

New Assistance Network for Small-Scale Meat Producers

Smoking Meat at Home

Find our Guests Books in the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Store

The Ethical Meat Handbook

MOTHER EARTH NEWS Magazine

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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 for Sponsoring this episode!

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Here is a collection of related articles you may enjoy:

21 Things You Should Know About Before Your Star a Goat Farm

An Introduction to Common Goat Breeds

First Time Goat Owner? Be Prepared!

How to Choose a Healthy Goat

Kidding: Goat Pregnancy and Labor

Raising Dairy Goats and the Benefits of Goats Milk

Enjoy this video of Josh Brewer and the Onduline team working to build a chicken coop in an hour!

Find our Guests Books in the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Store

An Introduction to Heritage Breeds

Mastering Artisan Cheesemaking

The Small-Scale Cheese Business

The Farmstead Creamery Advisor

Holistic Goat Care

Mastering Basic Cheesemaking

The Small Scale Dairy.

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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:

Growing for Market (Use this link for a Friendly Discount!)

A Year-Round Vegetable Gardener


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

Gossamer Foundation

More from Victoria Miller
Craft Distilling
Pure Poultry

More from Patricia Foreman
Chicken Tractor
Day Range Poultry
City Chicks


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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

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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:

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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!


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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:

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Check out the MAY/JUNE 2017 Issue of Mother Earth Living, which features Tiff Frances!

Enjoy this video of Rebecca Martin and Russell Mullin creating gifts with succulents!

To see an image of the table gift that Charlotte was trying to explain click here.

 

Books:

Housing Reclaimed

Succulents Simplified


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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 Earth Living, and the author of Heal Local: 20 Essential Herbs for Do-it-Yourself Home Health Care and Conceiving Healthy Babies: An Herbal Guide to Support Preconception, Pregnancy, and Lactation

 

Joanne Bauman, a Kansas herbalist, shares the gift of the green nations (healing food and medicine plants) in the Wise Woman Tradition of healing. Bauman (of Prairie Magic Herbals) teaches herb classes, grows and wildcrafts medicine plants, creates herbal preparations, and does consultations. Her love of the plants and easygoing teaching style make learning and using your own herbal remedies accessible to everyone.  Bauman serves as coordinator of the Herbalists Without Borders (HWB) Community Herbal Apothecary Project and as coordinator of the Kansas Chapter of HWB.

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

Add Roses to Your Edible Landscape

All About Growing the Stevia Plant

Make Your Own Teas From Garden-Grown Herbs

Garden Sorrel

Growing and Brewing Herbal Teas

Growing and Using Comfrey Leaves

Grow Sage in Your Herb Garden to Symbolize Success

Growing Yarrow in Your Herb Garden

Grow Your Own Marjoram

How to Grow and Enjoy Bergamont

How to Grow and Use Scented Geraniums

How To Grow Hibiscus

How to Make Herbal Teas, Herbal Infusions and Herbal Tinctures

Make Mullein Tea From Your Herb Garden

Make Your Own Teas From Garden-Grown Herbs

Nettle Tea Benefits

Sassafras Uses in Herbal Madicine and Cooking

Thyme Tea: An Herbal Cure for Nightmares

Uses for Mint: The Best Growing Herb

What You Need to Know About Pennyroyal

Books:

15 Herbs for Tea E-Handbook

Herbal Tea Gardens

 


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GRIT Managing Editor, Kellsey Trimble, sat down with Patricia Foreman and Joe Putnam to discuss the best ways of preventing and treating common flock problems. From pests and predators to illnesses, dietary considerations, and the effectiveness of electric fences, listen as these three converse about the various issues they’ve experienced when raising poultry and how they keep their birds healthy.

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.  

Mention coupon code FENCEKIT25 for $25 off the DS PoultryNet Plus 12/48/3 Starter Kit which includes a 100’ roll of Electric Poultry Netting, a .60 joule energizer, extra support posts, and a fence tester.

 

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

 

Common Poultry Terms

Build This Predator-Proof, Portable Chicken Coop for Your Backyard

Protecting Chickens From Predators (Video)

How to Naturally Treat Chicken Lice

13 Reasons Your Chickens Stopped Laying Eggs and the Solutions

Introducing New Birds Into Your Existing Flock

 

Books by Patricia Foreman:

City Chicks

Chicken Tractor

Day Range Poultry


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