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Tasty, Medicinal Fungus Growing Mushrooms on Logs

The Medicinal Magic of Mushrooms Everybody knows that some mushrooms are edible. But not everybody knows that some mushrooms are medicinal… And even fewer people know that mushrooms can be used to clean up industrial pollution. Back in February, we went to the Mother Earth News Fair, and one of the best talks I saw […]

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How Much Food Can You Grow on 1/4 Acre?


An Organic Mini-Farm on a Small Suburban Lot How much food can you grow on a 1/4 acre lot? Not much, right… Maybe a small garden in the back yard… Think again! A group of roommates in Austin decided to stretch their small suburban lot as far as they could. And you won’t believe how […]

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A Cheap and Easy Way to Extend Your Growing Season

Want to eat fresh home grown greens all winter long? This video shows a cheap and easy method for extending your growing season into the winter months. This simple structure is a low tunnel. Low tunnels are called by different names in different regions. I’ve heard them referred to as a hoop houses, cloches, and […]

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Wild Edibles from the Utah Desert

I’ve been studying and eating wild edible plants for several years now. I started this research in my local area of Utah, primarily the desert, by accident almost. I was asked to assist in a youth activity for my church to teach what foods might have been readily available to pioneers coming into the area […]

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