Renowned herbalist and author Rosemary Gladstar discusses the future of American herbalism, her goals for the non-profit United Plant Savers and more in this 30-minute interview with Mother Earth News natural health editor, Hannah Kincaid. Video Rating: / 5
http://www.motherearthnews.com/homesteading-and-livestock/backyard-chickens-zm0z11zgri.aspx Raising chickens is rewarding and valuable for any homesteader, but protecting chickens from predators can be a tough job. In this video, brought to you by Happy Hen Treats, GRIT magazine editor-in-chief Hank Will provides tips to build and design a secure chicken coop to keep your flock safe. More on Free-Range Chickens at
http://www.valleyoaktool.com/ Gardener David Grau reviews the February / March 2016 issue of Mother Earth News magazine. Published 6 times a year, every issue is full of helpful tips to help you improve your garden and live a more independent, sustainable lifestyle.
http://www.motherearthnews.com/organic-gardening/starting-seeds-indoors-zm0z12djzsor.aspx When in doubt, test seeds out! Here’s how to perform a seed viability test: Moisten the paper towel or coffee filter. Fold 10 seeds into the towel or filter. Seal the paper seed-filled towel in a zipper bag and then be sure to mark the bag to identify the seeds. Place the bag in
In this presentation from a 2015 MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR, Gianaclis Caldwell demonstrates how to make “three-in-one” cheese, which serves as the basis for several types of cheeses and transforms depending upon preparation methods. This is a great jumping-off point for anyone wanting to learn the art of basic cheesemaking. Cheese is about coagulating the
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