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Fermented Ginger Beer

It can be challenging to find delicious non-alcoholic things to drink with any local ingredients, beyond fruit ciders. I drink a lot of (non-local) tea every day, but I don’t like kombucha and I’m not afraid to admit it. 299 more words

Common Market

The Fair is Coming!

Fair? It’s not fair season, right?

Okay, not state or count fair season, but the Mother Earth News Fair is coming to Asheville, NC and I have my tickets and parking pass! 199 more words


reLuxe reCap: Planting Hazelnuts, Four Meals from a 2 pound Pork Shoulder Roast, Slope Scoops, and Our Weekly Cheese-Making Routine - Week of March 5 to 11, 2018

This past week was very winter like.  We spent much of it doing indoor activities like planning and writing and dreaming about the spring that started in February and disappeared in March.  2,004 more words

My Other Blog

If you’re a dedicated reader of Living on the Diagonal, you know I also began blogging for Mother Earth News a few months ago. Just thought I’d take today to remind you I have a site over there if you’d like to check it out.  269 more words

Living On The Diagonal

Analyzing Minneapolis-St. Paul's progressive bike policy at Mother Earth News

You might recall that I wrote a post for Mother Earth News’s Green Transportation blog a few months ago, and I’m delighted to say that my work will be continuing to appear there once or twice a month!  54 more words


Nov. 5, 2017 - About Porch Progress & Setting a New Septic

Hier geht’s zur deutschen Version

So many unexpected things came up this week and I know I sound like a broken record (dear children those are the black plates people my age used to play to hear music ;-) ) , but we didn’t get accomplished what we hoped and it already being November now, doesn’t make things better….but, it is what it is and we’ll deal with it ;-) 1,637 more words

Log Home Building

Gardening, Rabbits, and Diets, Oh My: My First Mother Earth News Fair

I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the Mother Earth News Fair this weekend, and I loved it. I came away with so many fun ideas, and I more or less felt surrounded by people with similar values. 669 more words