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The Nature of Permaculture

by: EJ on 12/11/2014

“Permaculture is a philosophy of working with, rather than against nature; of protracted and thoughtful observation rather than protracted and thoughtless labor; and of looking at plants and animals in all their functions, rather than treating any area as a single-product system.” – Bill Mollison, founder of the Permaculture Institute

The …

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Aquaponic Gardening: Growing Fish and Vegetables Together

by: Sara on 12/09/2014

Aquaponics is a revolutionary system for growing plants by fertilizing them with the waste water from fish in a sustainable closed system.On our ninth day of giving we offer you this blog from Sylvia Bernstein's the best selling author of, Aquaponic Gardening, A Step-by-Step Guide to Raising Vegetables and Fish Together as well as a free download …

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No Food Coloring in These Green Cookies

by: EJ on 12/04/2014

I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite things about the holidays is making (and eating) cookies!  It has long been a family tradition to bake up several batches of delicious treats to last throughout the holiday season.  The only time we baked fewer cookies was when I was a new mother, concerned that my baby not eat too many unhealthy …

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Planning Next Year’s Woodland Medicinal Herb Garden

by: Sara on 12/01/2014

Welcome to the first day of our 12 Days of Giving blog series! Over the next 12 days we will blog about a different book each day and at the end of each blog we will give you either a scrumptious recipe or a free chapter download from that days featured book. But that’s not all - for the full 12 Days all of our books will be 50% off!

So whether …

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Tra La La - Off to the Fair Again

by: EJ on 10/23/2014

Sara and Ingrid braved the crazy rain at 3:30 am today on their way to Mother …

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