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Making Both Ends Meat #Meatless Monday

by: EJ on 09/29/2014

Today's post is an excerpt from David Kennedy's newly released Eat Your Greens: The Surprising Power of Home Grown Leaf Crops.  David examines the role meat plays in our society both past and present.  He then introduces leaf concentrate, a food that contains nearly 40% more protein by weight than a beef steak.  And to top it off, I have included …

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Hope, Hops and How to Forge a Sustainable Life Mother Earth News Fair, Seven Springs, PA, 12-14 Sept 2014

by: EJ on 09/23/2014

Today's blog comes to us from Rob West, Director of Collaborative Publishing and Special Sales, who reports back on his baptism by fire at his first Mother Earth News Fair. 

 

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North American Permaculture Convergence

by: Sara on 09/17/2014

In today's post we join Darrell Frey, author of Bioshelter Market Garden and the owner/manager of Three Sister's Farm, at the North American Permaculture Covergence that took place over the Labor Day weekend in Harmony Park, MN.

Four hundred people converged on the beautiful shores of Lake Geneva near Cottage Grove, Minnesota over the Labor Day …

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Preserve Your Greens for Healthy Eating All Year Round

by: EJ on 09/15/2014

Today's #Meatless Monday post comes from David Kennedy's new book, Eat Your Greens: The Surprising Power of Homegrown Leaf Crops.

People are beginning to see to the possibilities of leafy vegetables. The dramatic ascent in popularity of kale is evidence of this new awareness.  To fully realize the potential of leaf crops, we will need many more …

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Five Foraged Foods You Probably Have in Your Backyard: Adventures in Learning Not to Starve on Sundays

by: Sara on 09/08/2014

Today's blog post comes to us from Wendy Brown, author of Surviving the Apocalypse in the Suburbs and co-author with her her husband Eric, of Browsing Nature's Aisles, A Year of Foraging for Wild Food in the Suburbs. This post fits in with our Meatless Mondays post, even though it's about, as Wendy and Eric's daughter refers to it - Starving …

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