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Mother Earth News and Friends

Sep 29, 2022

Ever wonder what bees do in wintertime? In this episode, Leo Sharashkin, a natural beekeeper, joins us to share how to prepare your bees for winter. We’ll be looking at what bees do when the temperatures drop and how beekeepers can prepare their swarms for success.

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Sep 15, 2022

Today at Mother Earth News and Friends, we’ve “gone fishin’.” In this episode, Dennis Biswell, MOTHER EARTH NEWS staff member and lifelong outdoors enthusiast, joins us with rods and lures in tow to discuss fishing best practices. We’ll cover why someone would begin fishing, essential equipment and supplies,...


Sep 8, 2022

Do you dream of keeping chickens but worry that you can’t while living within city limits? With the proper preparation, becoming a chicken-keeper may be possible! Marissa Ames, editorial director for Ogden Publications, shares her own experience with raising poultry in all sorts of environments – and how you, too,...


Aug 13, 2022

In this episode, Queren King-Orozco, Associate Producer for our MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIRS and a chicken-keeper herself, shares some of her experiences and advice on preparing your poultry for winter, such as shelter considerations, food and water needs, and other challenges that come with raising birds in a cold...


Aug 11, 2022

In honor of National Farmer’s Market week, we did several interviews with local market farmers, and folks from the National Farmer’s Market Coalition. Listen to this version with excerpts from both long interviews. You can find the full interviews at www.motherearthnews.com/podcast or where you listen to your...