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Saving the last remaining family dairy in Topeka, Kansas.

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Enjoy these scenes from an Oregon garden in a Corvallis backyard.

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Follow these garden watering tips to grow a successful food garden and save money on your water bill.

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Get tips on how to plant a garden, including which crops are direct-sow vegetables, and which crops to plant from starts or transplants.

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Add these great garden tools to your shed to take care of your soil and accomplish garden chores more easily and efficiently.

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Get a materials list and step-by-step insructions for low tunnel construction for your backyard garden.

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The Rowdy Radish: The Power of (Recipe) Language in a Convenience Culture

A look at the power of language and how our recipe language reinforces a convenience culture of pre-packaged foods.

Real Bread. The Second Half.

For the first half of this story, check out this post. I am following my version of a multigrain bread recipe from Mother Earth News. Whew.

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Try this orzo pasta recipe, a fresh meal idea with roasted butternut squash and nutrient-packed kale.

How to Make Handmade Envelopes - Hands-on and How-to Blog - MOTHER EARTH...

Learn how to make a handmade envelope using upcycled paper and vintage maps with these step-by-step instructions.

The Rowdy Radish: Sustainable-Food Resources

A list of resources for finding local food and farmers and learning about sustainable food.

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Twelve food goals to help anyone start eating more locally, healthfully and sustainably.