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Family Dinner Month 2012: Sept 17 -- Oct 29, 2012

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Starting Seeds Indoors, What You Need To Know

Young seedlings at Glacial Lakes Permaculture. Photo by Karl Schmidt.

by Karl Schmidt

Every time I go down to my basement and think about the little seedlings that will soon pop up their little heads from the flats I’ve set out, under the light of fluorescent bulbs, and warmed gently from below [...]

Eight Secrets to Easy Composting

by Aviva Goldfarb

Composting is one of Mother Nature’s miracles – it turns organic waste (like grass clippings, raked leaves, veggie peelings, fruit rinds and other produce leftovers) into rich soil.  And it is one of the easiest things the average family can do to reduce their footprint and help the environment naturally.  [...]