5/16/2013 8:54:45 AM
A World War I poster urges Americans to save food and minimize waste.
5/3/2013 12:12:29 PM
Several common herbs that should be in your garden have earned an extra right to that garden space by having health and healing qualities as well as being tasty.
4/15/2013 4:31:15 PM
A couple shares canning recipes made with fresh produce from the garden and fruit trees.
4/15/2013 2:32:25 PM
Woman shares her rewarding experiences of
preserving the bounty of her garden vegetables.
4/15/2013 2:23:08 PM
Summers spent freezing and canning food for the winter months.
3/20/2013 4:38:31 PM
You can handle all your spring cleaning with five common kitchen ingredients.
2/18/2013 1:32:02 PM
Readers share stories of old-fashioned natural cures.
2/18/2013 12:55:07 PM
Grandchildren were grateful for most of grandma’s natural remedies.
2/18/2013 12:44:44 PM
Mom got old-fashioned
sassafras tea recipe from Grandma.
2/18/2013 12:36:47 PM
A recollection of an
old family recipe for drawing salve.
2/17/2013 10:12:32 PM
Consumption of corn goes beyond the pasture. It's in a lot of our human food too. Can American's be all to blame when the products they buy are called healthy, yet are full of starch by-products like corn? Read more to find out!
2/12/2013 1:02:26 PM
Grandmother’s old-fashioned natural treatments cured many ailments.
2/12/2013 11:55:23 AM
Neighbor’s remedy for pain in heel paid off.
2/12/2013 11:41:23 AM
Mom was always ready with healing treatments for childhood illnesses.
2/12/2013 10:45:50 AM
A woman shares two home remedies for an earache.
1/29/2013 3:40:07 PM
Become a beekeeper and watch your bee-friendly garden flourish.
1/28/2013 4:51:25 PM
Further understand the organic food industry with two seminars.
1/28/2013 4:38:25 PM
Get a zero-interest loan to build a hoop house, pay back through farmers’ market sales.
1/28/2013 4:27:55 PM
New food waste study shows 40 percent of food goes uneaten in the U.S.
1/17/2013 9:38:46 AM
Ways to divert ten everyday things from the dump.
1/9/2013 12:16:25 PM
Hank is thrilled about Shannon Hayes' latest book: Long Way On A Little
1/8/2013 8:36:18 AM
Tips for making healthy, long-term changes for a healthier future.
11/28/2012 11:18:12 AM
EPA releases an interactive map to show local water quality.
11/27/2012 11:55:27 AM
Save time and prepare nutritious whole foods by pressure cooking them.
11/14/2012 10:47:00 AM
A telephone call from God should not be put on hold.
6/11/2012 10:44:24 AM
In 2011, the U.S. added 62,000 photovoltaic systems, making solar electricity the fastest growing electric source in the U.S. last year.
6/11/2012 10:25:57 AM
New land acquisition projects will safeguard clean water, preserve wildlife habitat and provide recreational areas in 15 states.
6/11/2012 10:03:47 AM
The Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition’s latest report, Eating Planet, has recommendations, proposals and actions for solving the global food crisis.
6/11/2012 9:42:07 AM
An effort to improve water quality through water and wastewater projects is underway in 33 states.
5/2/2012 9:47:06 AM
A new report shows dirt makes children healthier and happier.
2/8/2012 10:20:52 AM
Go ahead and quaff that coffee, lap up your Latte, studies show that coffee actually has some amazing healthy benefits. Come check them out.
1/6/2012 4:44:58 PM
Homemade remedies were our great-grandmother's specialty on our Kansas homestead.
12/30/2011 11:11:55 AM
Grandma was known for her Colorado homestead old home remedies of the medical sort.
12/20/2011 9:55:32 AM
Keep your dog healthy with exercise and a well-balanced diet.
12/19/2011 3:40:49 PM
Tips for meeting fitness goals.
12/12/2011 1:50:25 PM
Make this the year you accomplish your goals.
11/22/2011 3:06:53 PM
Food safety tips to live by.
11/22/2011 12:03:58 PM
Cleaning hints to make your home shine for the holidays.
11/21/2011 6:30:40 AM
Mountain Woman struggles with difficult decisions.
11/15/2011 9:16:26 AM
I've read many places that indoor air may be more polluted than outside air. This isn't surprising to me because I'm very sensitive to smells and really notice the off-gassing of chemicals from anything new I bring into the house.
11/4/2011 3:41:49 PM
Guest blogger Kari Block shares how she learned rural life was the right life for her.
10/7/2011 3:15:45 PM
Eating venison from deer that have fed off of natural crops is healthy, and if you process it yourself, it’s inexpensive, too.
10/6/2011 12:14:26 PM
Seven indispensable ingredients make your gluten-free baking transition easier.
9/1/2011 12:04:20 AM
There are many health benefits to farming. Here we describe how our lifestyle changes have improved our families health. Farming can also pose some health hazards you may not think of. Find out how we learned this lesson the hard way!
8/7/2011 3:40:57 PM
Mountain Woman thinks about colors and reflects on her life.
8/6/2011 1:30:41 PM
Flies -- The Diva learns how to deal with these horrid winged creatures on her very first trail ride with Rosie.
7/27/2011 2:45:19 PM
Family of Wyoming settlers struggles through settlement of rugged West land.
6/16/2011 11:22:45 AM
Hank is stunned by the depth of deception in food marketing practice.
6/13/2011 12:15:57 PM
Why does gluten-free have such a bad rap?
6/13/2011 11:17:57 AM
Hank's take on Tomatoland, a book about the problems with commercial tomato production and why store-bought tomatoes are most times tasteless.
6/9/2011 4:20:55 PM
This is a post to inform people to keep Nebraska Dave in their thoughts and prayers over the weekend as he will be going to Joplin to do chainsaw work.
5/26/2011 1:44:00 PM
Hank reports on Jeff Benedict's new real-life thriller, Poisoned: The True Story of the Deadly E. coli Outbreak That Changed the Way Americans Eat.
5/2/2011 6:01:21 AM
Are you interested in making changes to "green" your lifestyle but you don't want to spend too much time or money on the process? Why not try light shades of green?
4/17/2011 11:38:27 PM
Want to become a Water Steward? Check out this free on-line program.
3/28/2011 2:16:09 PM
Hank is wound up about Barry Estabrook's new book about Florida tomatoes and industrial agriculture.
3/15/2011 2:32:45 PM
At a time of need, K.C. sees the importance and beauty of building community.
12/14/2010 12:15:38 PM
Taking steps now will lower the anxiety experienced by many
of us during the holiday season.
12/2/2010 4:07:39 PM
Garden for health by using a productive 30-minute routine to keep you and your vegetable patch fit.
10/26/2010 2:06:39 PM
Members of Human Health and Performance Center
are encouraged to collaborate on approaches to humans working and living in
10/15/2010 10:38:43 AM
Twinkie, Deconstructed, by Steve Ettlinger - a tour through the ingredients on a package of Hostess Twinkies - will take you to some interesting and unexpected places.
9/28/2010 2:22:04 PM
Consuming more plant-derived sterols and stanols lowers
cholesterol, and a new study finds it helps to consume such items throughout
8/18/2010 7:52:18 PM
In the sharpening context of droughts, floods, and other climate perturbations, the millennial agrarians continue to come forward with innovative, positive pathways that many people can potentially follow.
8/17/2010 4:20:20 PM
Studies indicate B vitamins have more to do with powering our brains than we thought, and they may be the way to fight cognitive declines for people of all ages.
8/6/2010 4:29:46 PM
An innovative company delivers local New York produce and other goods to urban dwellers in New York City.
6/14/2010 10:29:10 AM
Wisconsin event offers information on raw dairy milk to producers and consumers.
4/7/2010 3:58:08 PM
A trip to a local eatery provides Hank evidence that sometimes what you think would be local foods are not local at all.
4/7/2010 11:54:34 AM
Baldwin Brook Farm fills niche market with raw milk dairy production and sales.
3/5/2010 9:54:26 AM
See what Hank thinks about the book Radical Homemakers by Shannon Hayes.
2/22/2010 4:08:17 PM
When it comes to food and sex, common sense trumps science.
2/11/2010 12:08:59 PM
Recent news items combine to have KC pondering health, independence, and local food.
1/29/2010 3:02:57 PM
GRIT’s guide to rain gear that will keep you dry instead of drenched.
1/28/2010 1:05:51 PM
Lori gets turned on to problems with high fructose corn syrup and researches sugar substitutes.
12/11/2009 2:49:53 PM
Five-generation farm provides consumer with a healthy way to lower cholesterol.
12/8/2009 5:01:35 PM
Becky and Andy count their many blessings this year.
8/14/2009 12:12:38 PM
Choosing the right work clothes keeps you comfortable and safe around the farm.
8/11/2009 2:39:15 PM
Wealth of bean varieties helps keep this nutritional wonder on everyone's table.
6/12/2009 12:39:57 PM
One couple's concerns regarding food prompt year-long, eat local project.
5/12/2009 12:00:00 AM
Tips and treatments for dealing with migraine pain.
4/20/2009 12:00:00 AM
Information on how to control diabetes with diet, exercise and medicine, if needed.
3/19/2009 12:00:00 AM
For a between-meal snack, try popcorn, which is healthy and delicious.
2/18/2009 12:00:00 AM
Different ways of walking – fast, quick, long strides – produce individual body-toning results for certain parts of the body.
1/13/2009 12:00:00 AM
The healing power of aloe vera is commonly known when used topically, but many people don't know how beneficial it is when taken orally.
12/15/2008 12:00:00 AM
A new drink made with organic whole grains and fruit, and packaged in a juice box, is available. Kids love it so much, they don't even realize it's healthy and naturally low in sugar.
11/18/2008 12:00:00 AM
If you are looking for a natural remedy to help with insomnia, try essential oils and aromatherapy.
10/17/2008 12:00:00 AM
When my children were growing up, one of my mantras was, “Eat your colors, kids.” I wasn’t trying to get them to nibble on their crayons, I was reminding them about their nutrition. Now nutritionists are backing me, saying that eating a rainbow of colors can be the pathway to a well-balanced diet.
10/16/2008 12:00:00 AM
Winter is a time of itchy and dry skin. Flaky skin becomes a norm, and constant nourishment becomes essential. Here are some easy ways to keep your skin well hydrated and skip the winter woes.
9/25/2008 12:00:00 AM
Understanding more about generic and brand name drugs could be good for your wallet and your health.
11/1/2006 12:00:00 AM
An interview with Richard Louv, author of best-selling book, Last Child in the Woods, explores the benefits of a free-range childhood.
8/1/2006 12:00:00 AM
If you’ve had poison ivy dermatitis, you’re among millions. Being immune one year is no guarantee you won’t be sensitive the next.