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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!

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:

Find Craft Distilling in the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Store

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

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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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In this episode Kellsey Trimble, Managing Editor of Grit Magazine, sits down with Alison Martin of the Livestock Conservancy, Bill Ahrens and Kevin Fletcher of New Country Organics, and Victoria Miller author of "Pure Poultry." These experts share their tips on and stories to help us understand how to give your flock the nutrition, housing, training, protection, and the respect they need to be successful and enjoyable. 

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

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 articles you may enjoy:

Building a Chicken Coop

Homegrown chicken Nutrition: What to Feed Your Poultry

Raising Broiler Chickens

Raising Chicks: Chick Brooder Temperature and Light Requirements

Sexing Day-Old Chicks: How to Identify Pullets and Cockerels

The Basics of Caring for Baby Chicks


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Are you considering keeping bees? MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends podcast producer Robert Riley sits down with Master Beekeepers Becky and Steve Tipton, and Ethnobotanist Dawn Combs, who is a veteran in the realm of "natural beekeeping." These experts share their knowledge and discuss differences to help Robert and other beeginners get up and going with their own colonies. Becky, Steve, and Dawn help prepare you for this upcoming adventure by covering the topics of bee species, swarming, pollinator friendly plants, when to smoke your bees, tools of the trade, and much more. If you are an experienced beekeeper you may even learn a new technique.

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

Beginning Beekeeping: What You Need to Know to Get Started
Common Winter Beekeeping Problems
Natural Beekeeping in Your Backyard
Urban Beekeeping: Be a Backyard Beekeeper

 

 

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


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Enjoy this minisode taken from Power of Poultry Ep 1, "Beginning with Chickens" debuting April 6th.

It will feature a conversation surround getting started with chickens with our special guests Alison Martin, Bill Ahrens, Kevin Fletcher, and Victoria Redhead Miller interviewed by Grit's managing editor, Kellsey Trimble. 

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In this episode, Urban Homesteading Podcast producer Charlotte Brunin spoke with the well respected authors, speakers, and artisans Meredith Leigh and Gianaclis Caldwell on the value of real, homemade and ethically raised food, including meat, cheese and ferments.

For books by Gianaclis Caldwell and Meredtih Leigh, and other books that may pique your interest, visit the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Store.

Here is a collection of related articles you may enjoy:

Cut Cost, Not Quality: How to Afford Better Food
Fermenting Knowledge at Fermentation Festivals(with Kombucha Recipe)
How to Start and Run a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Group
Is Agribusiness Lowering Nutrient Content?
Meet Your Local Farmer
Reclaiming the Kitchen: The Art of Cooking


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