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Turn the Most Stubborn Green-y Grumbler into a Kaleaholic

by: EJ on 05/25/2017

Jenni Blackmore's new book, The Food Lover's Garden: Growing, Cooking, and Eating Well is just off press and Jenni shares her thoughts with us from her wild east coast homestead on a rainy spring day.

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Dumbing Us Down, Gatto's Radical Treaties on Public Education Turns 25

by: Sara on 05/23/2017

A bestseller for 25 years, John Taylor Gatto's radical treatise on public education, Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling, continues to advocate for the unshackling of children and learning from formal schooling.

We’re proud to announce the release of the  25th Anniversary Edition of Gatto's Dumbing Us Down with a …

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How to Make a Liquid Fertilizer Using Comfrey

by: Sara on 05/16/2017

I have a comfrey plant that comes back stronger and bigger every year. The bees love it and I always have more than I can use. I used to think its growth might have something to do with the forgotten jack-o-lantern left to compost on its place in the garden,  but according to Darrell Frey and Michelle Czolba's new book, The Food Forest Handbook: …

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Adventures in Mediterranean Permaculture: The Story of an Olive Groves Understory

by: Sara on 05/08/2017

Today's post is from Darrell Frey, author of The Biohselter Market Garden: A Permaculture Farm and co-author with Michelle Czolba of the long awaited The Food Forest Handbook: Design and Manage a Home-Scale Perennial Polyculture Garden.

In a previous post Darrell shared his experiences at Suryalila Yoga Retreat Center where he and his partner were …

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Announcing the Urban Homesteader Hacks Series #homegrowncitylife

by: EJ on 05/03/2017

We are pleased to  announce The Food Lover's Garden: Growing, Cooking and Eating Well by Jenni Blackmore and The Art of Plant-Based Cheesemaking: How to Craft Real, Cultured, Non-Dairy Cheese  by Karen McAthy; the first two books in our new Urban Homesteader Hacks series #homegrowncitylife.

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