John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ visits the Mother Earth News Fair in Seven Springs, PA to share with you some vendors that allow you to better grow more food at home. In this episode John will share: 1. Garden Hose Filter that removes chlorine and other contaminants 2. Solawrap sheeting and Greenhouse Dome that withstands 100 MPH
Daniel and Sherri Salatin of Polyface Farms join David Schafer of Featherman Equipment at the Seven Springs, Pa. Mother Earth News Fair to demonstrate small scale, efficient poultry processing. A lot of laughs and a lot of great instructional video.
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