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Interview with John Moody, author of The Elderberry Book

by: Sara on 10/30/2019

Today's blog interview featuring our winning giveaway questions, is with John Moody, author of the just released book The Elderberry Book: Forage, Cultivate, Prepare, Preserve  John Is also the author of The Frugal Homesteader and the upcoming book DIY Sourdough

For a bush that has been around for tens of thousands of years, what do you think is …

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Our History with the Elder - food, medicine and more.

by: Sara on 10/28/2019

Today's blog is from the newly released, The Elderberry Book: Forage, Cultivate, Prepare, Preserve by John Moody. It is also part of our Homegrown City Life series where our authors bring country living to the city with big ideas for small spaces. Topics include cheesemaking, fermenting, gardening, composting and, more—everything you need to …

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Interview with Jim Ulager, Author of Beginning Seed Saving for the Home Gardener

by: Sara on 10/03/2019

Today's interview is with Jim Ulager, author of Beginning Seed Saving for the Home Gardener. Written by a home seed saver for the home seed saver, this is the guide for those who want to reclaim seed heritage, highlighting the importance of saving seeds for you, your neighbors, and most importantly, subsequent generations. Be sure to check out the …

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Where Have All the Seed Savers Gone?

by: Sara on 09/25/2019

"Seed saving does not belong to a small group of experts." This is the sentiment expressed in this excerpt from the new book Beginning Seed Saving for the Home Gardener. In it author Jim Ulager shares the event that led him to start saving seeds and why he wanted to share the how and why with other home gardeners. "Seed saving is not only easier …

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Interview with Willoughby Arevalo, author of DIY Mushroom Cultivation

by: Sara on 08/21/2019

Today's interview is with Willoughby Arevalo, author of DIY Mushroom Cultivation:Growing Mushrooms at Home for Food, Medicine and Soil. Willougby is a mycologist, artist, and educator who is a member of the Vancouver Mycological Society. DIY Mushroom Cultivation is part of our Homegrown City Life series, where our authors bring country living to …

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