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How to Grow Shiitake Mushrooms on Logs #MushroomMonday

by: EJ on 04/25/2016

We are sticking with the growing mushroom theme this week for #MushroomMonday.  In this excerpt from Mycelial Mayhem: Growing Mushrooms for Fun, Profit and Companion Planting, David and Kristin Sewak explain the basics of growing shiitake mushrooms by inoculating logs using a “drill and fill” method. 

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Donate to Earth Day Canada's "Crowd Planting" Campaign #Rooting4Trees

by: EJ on 04/19/2016

At New Society Publishers, we’re excited about Earth Day Canada's ambitious “crowd-planting” campaign.  The goal is to plant one tree for every person on the planet by 2020, starting with a commitment to plant 25,000 trees by the end of April 2016!  To help support this campaign, New Society Publishers is giving away a $50 dollar gift …

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Growing Oyster Mushrooms on Straw #MushroomMondays

by: EJ on 04/18/2016

Part of the secret to growing great oyster mushrooms on straw is pasteurizing the straw. In this excerpt from Mycelial Mayhem: Growing Mushrooms for Fun, Profit and Companion Planting, David and Kristin Sewak explain the basics of pasteurization and the steps for growing oyster mushroom on straw. 

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Cooking with Mushrooms #MushroomMonday

by: EJ on 04/11/2016

Welcome to #MushroomMonday!  For the next few weeks, we will be posting an excerpt from Mycelial Mayhem: Growing Mushrooms for Fun, Profit and Companion Planting by David and Kristin Sewak covering growing, cooking, marketing and, best of all, eating, mushrooms.  There are a bewildering array of gourmet mushrooms available to eat and it can be a …

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Homesteader Fair Extraordinaire - The Mother Earth News Fair in Asheville

by: Sara on 04/07/2016

The Mother Earth News Fair in Asheville, NC kicks off this weekend…and boy do I wish I was going! The list of presenters is

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