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Mycelial Mayhem

Mycelial Mayhem

Growing Mushrooms for Fun, Profit and Companion Planting

Most supermarket mushrooms are bland and boring; products of an industrial process which typically relies on expensive equipment and harmful pesticides. Many people would like to add more flavorful and diverse fungi to their diets, but lack the …

related subjects: Food and Gardening
Resilient Agriculture

Resilient Agriculture

Cultivating Food Systems for a Changing Climate

Climate change presents an unprecedented challenge to the productivity and profitability of agriculture in North America. More variable weather, drought and flooding create the most obvious damage, but hot summer nights, warmer winters, longer …

related subjects: Food and Gardening
The Color of Food

The Color of Food

Stories of Race, Resilience and Farming

Imagine the typical American farmer. Many people visualize sun-roughened skin, faded overalls, and calloused hands – hands that are usually white. While there's no doubt the growing trend of organic farming and homesteading is changing how the …

related subjects: Food and Gardening
Heal Local

Heal Local

20 Essential Herbs for Do-it-Yourself Home Healthcare

Most of us understand the value of eating and buying local. Taking back our food, goods, and services from multinational corporations and sourcing them from small growers, producers, artisans, and entrepreneurs benefits our families, our …

related subjects: Health & Wellness
Magnifeco

Magnifeco

Your Head-to-Toe Guide to Ethical Fashion and Non-toxic Beauty

In the wake of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh—the worst garment industry accident in recorded history—the words "fashion disaster" acquired a new and much more sinister meaning. Commentators suggested that the tragedy was …

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Better

Better

The Everyday Art of Sustainable Living

Intellectual arguments alone will not sway the dominant paradigm; to be motivated to create change, people must be moved. Art has the power to inform, influence, and inspire. The creative impulse can, quite literally, change the world.

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related subjects: Sustainable Living