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What are the Health Benefits of Mushrooms? #MushroomMonday

by: EJ on 05/09/2016

By no means is the following an exhaustive list of the health benefits of mushrooms, but in this excerpt from Mycelial Mayhem: Growing Mushrooms for Fun, Profit and Companion Planting by David and Kristin Sewak, we share some of the major ways that mushrooms protect your immune and other systems, help to treat ailments , and have the potential to …

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Are #Mushrooms Good for You? #MushroomMonday

by: EJ on 05/02/2016

Mushrooms are part of the mysterious food group, fungi, which is neither plant nor animal.  I know I have often wondered what nutritional value comes from eating mushrooms. In this excerpt from Mycelial Mayhem: Growing Mushrooms for Fun, Profit and Companion Planting, by David and Kristin Sewak, basic mushroom nutrition is explained – and yes, …

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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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25 Tips for Going Local without Going Crazy

by: Sara on 04/04/2016

The Farmers Market Cookbook, The Ultimate Guide to Enjoying Fresh, Local, Seasonal Produce by  Julia Shanks and Brett Grohsgal, unlock the mysteries of your farmers market and CSA box with the complete guide to eating and preserving local, seasonal foods.

Eating locally cultivates appreciation for those who grow our food. The Farmers …

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May the Dude Be with You: The Final Day of Our 12 Days of Holiday #Giving

by: EJ on 12/12/2015

All good things must come to an end - but must they?  Today is the last day of our 50% off holiday sale, so I guess that good thing is ending, but the incredible value of the shared ideas and knowledge that forms the basis of our 12 Days of #Giving will stay with you.

I hope you took advantage of the opportunity to give to Syrian refugees on …

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