Category Archives: Recommended Reading

Sticking With Wood-Burning

There are all sorts of ways to heat a home in the winter, but given the carbon-neutrality, low technology, and local abundance of wood in our region, the wood-stove is a popular choice. In our case this is a masonry … Continue reading

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Second Edition

Good news! We just completed the 2015 revisions and additions to our book, “Feeding Ourselves – The Four-Season Pantry from Plant to Plate” and it’s back from the print shop. This second edition is eight pages longer (194 pages) and … Continue reading

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Good Words for Good Words

The weather in the last week has ranged from near 40 degrees F to tonight’s forecasted low of -15 degrees F.  We’ve had a thunderstorm with freezing rain and several inches of snow on top.  It’s been a great week … Continue reading

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Hot Reads for Cold Nights

Everyone once in a while we get into a streak of really good reading.  Here’s some titles we’ve recently come across that we would highly recommend: The Seed Underground – A Growing Revolution to Save Food by Janisse Ray.  A … Continue reading

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When It’s Too Hot to Weed – Read!

This summer’s record heat and drought often left us drained of energy to do necessary garden chores like weeding.  Instead, we focused on staying in the shade, drinking plenty of fluids, and reading.  Fortunately, our library had much to offer … Continue reading

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Chillin’

With our recent blast of colder weather, due to a sudden southward dip in the Jet Stream, we have taken some time off to get more reading done. Besides the usual technical monthlies Bob checks out from the local library, … Continue reading

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