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When I was diagnosed with cancer many years ago, I found myself collecting inspiring quotes that I would write on little bits of paper and post around the house.

Some were over my desk. Others were on the bathroom mirror or tucked inside my checkbook.

They were little daily reminders to keep plugging along. It was a way for me to tell myself, “It’s okay, you’ve got this.”

Now – 4 years later – I am still cancer free. (and grateful)

But I have kept many of those inspiring quotes tucked in various corners of my life – Except now I sometimes change them out to focus on whatever I am working on at the moment.

The one currently over my desk has never changed.

It is a favorite because it covers a lot.

It applies to everything from a new project I might be starting, to a challenge I may be facing, to a new skill I may want to learn in the world of homesteading, DIY food crafting and well…in life.

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Environmental Stewardship? You Can Grow That!

It’s Easier Than You Think to GROW Environmental Stewardship in Our Children No matter what we do, our kids want to have their noses glued to a screen –...

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The Next Generation of Farmers

This past year, one of the most rewarding episodes I wrote/produced for Growing A Greener World (on PBS) was the one on “Young Farmers”. It was all about who will...

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Chef Nathan Lyon’s Cookbook – Local, Seasonal and Absolutely DELICIOUS

You know about our show Growing A Greener World TV on Public Television, right? Well, Chef Nathan Lyon is our co-host and the chef of the show and… Nathan has been...

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Get Kids Organic with Grocery Store Wars

 I have two young boys who are very into Star Wars. But they are also total organic gardeners. So when we discovered this video, my boys have watched it...

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And now, a music video about being hip, organic farmers…

An organic farm in the UK put out this fun music video about being hip, modern, organic farmers! They rap about cows and tractors. Very cool…  

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This 11 year old kid is amazing.

Check out this 11 year old kid giving a speech at the TED awards – Next Generation. Oh my! He is amazing. In five minutes, he explains (in very...

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Find What’s Fresh

I found a neat new tool at the Epicurious site:  search by state and month, and find what’s fresh in your area! The tool keeps track of peak-season fruits...

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The Next Young Stewards of the Earth

If you know me, you know that I am passionate about teaching children to garden. I want kids to understand where their food comes from. I want them to...

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