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Mother Earth News and Friends

Mar 21, 2023

On-farm classes can supplement your income without the need to peddle a product. Learn how to host a full day of in-person learning that’ll leave participants happy and well-educated. From the October/November 2022 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.

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Feb 10, 2023

Matt Stephens has been a guest on our podcast before and has written articles and spoken at our MOTHER EARTH NEWS Fairs numerous times. This year, MOTHER EARTH NEWS is proud to be publishing his new book, Adventures in Agritourism! To celebrate that, podcast team member Kenny Coogan chats with Matt about his book and...

Oct 6, 2021

Starting an antiques business can be a good side-business for your farmstead. This is the audio version of an article from the November/December 2021 issue of Grit magazine.

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Dec 31, 2020

In this episode of "Mother Earth News and Friends," Joanna Will of Prairie Turnip Farm shares about her soap-making business, what she learned through the business this year, and what she looks forward to for the future.


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Jun 1, 2017

Enjoy this minisode recorded by Grit's Editor-In-Chief, Caleb Regan. Caleb was able to spend some time with Jake Kristophel aka "Spoon Man" at one of our MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIRs.  Jake has left the corporate world to make a living from his homestead.  He has agreed to share more of his homestead business ventures with...