Jan Taylor

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Six-Figure Farming with The Market Gardener, Jean Martin Fortier

Tags: Jean Martin Fortier, Crystal Stevens, no-till farming, Eliot Coleman, Illinois, Maine,<p>I recently attended The Six Figure Farming Tour …

heritage corn, polyculture and more: seedkeeper rowen white of sierra seeds

SEEDKEEPER AND FARMER Rowen White’s roots are in the Mohawk Nation on the New York-Canada border, but she has set down deep ones in Northern …

Hudson Valley

Sweet & Spicy Doritos Corn Dip - Celebrations at Home

This <b>sweet and spicy Doritos corn dip</b> is so good, you won’t believe it until you try it!<p>This <b>Doritos corn dip</b> may sound crazy, but it’s surprisingly …

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

Jeff Bleam-–November 2014 Zeiss eBirder of the Month

Please join us in congratulating Jeff Bleam of Boulder Creek, California, winner of the November 2014 eBird Challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports …

10 Archaeological Mysteries of the United States

These ancient American relics remain unexplained.<p>A centuries-old stone wall, stretching for miles; enormous pictures scratched into the ground of a …

Beyond God and the Devil: New Fiction from Barry Gifford

Here's a short story from the acclaimed poet, author, and screenwriter.<p>I<p>On the morning of Pace Ripley's 70th birthday, he heard a bulletin on the local radio station alerting listeners to be on the lookout for a missing child, a seven-year-old African American girl from Bug Town, the community …

Aerial Dancers Perform Elegant Vertical Waltz on the Side of Oakland’s City Hall

Two daring dancers perform a dizzying vertical dance on the side of an 18-story City Hall building in this incredible video filmed by GoPro. Amelia Rudolph and Roel Seeber, who are part of the Bandaloop vertical choreography dance company, recently staged this “waltz on the walls” for the annual …

Save Big By Making Your Own Laundry Detergent

Laundry is something that we just have to do. As much as we may or may not like it, it’s just a task that has to be done. No matter if it’s just your …

Vacation Birding sans Deracination: County Roots in Carolina

Automatic County Bird lists and the Top 100...two of eBird's greatest innovations in growing use and support for its admirable program. Every birder …

10 Genius New Uses for Dish Soap

It helps with so much more than just cleaning greasy pots and pans.<p>Dish detergent might be a sink-side staple, but its cleaning power is incredibly helpful all over the house. Because the liquid is mild, it's often a great choice over harsher chemicals (plus, we bet you've got an ever-ready …

Editors’ Picks: 10 Favorite Sources for Bargain Vintage Furniture

Here at Remodelista we’ve participated in our share of eBay auctions. We’ve also have been known to obsessively check the local Craigslist listings …

10 signs you’re still a tourist in San Francisco

You’re a new transplant to the city. You’ve got a Giants hat on your head, an ‘artisan’ pour-over coffee in hand, and a sleek new road bike locked up …

San Francisco

A Conference Call in Real Life

Designer Transforms One Dollar Thrift Store Clothes Into Trendy Outfits

A few years ago, fashionista Jillian Owens decided that she wanted to change how the world approaches fashion. Finding herself both disheartened by the rise of fashion giants with unethical labor practices, plus a bit broke at the time, the South Carolina-based writer and designer began exploring …

It Took Two Years to Get This Fog-Filled San Francisco Timelapse Right

The early morning when the whole city is still sleeping and the sky is changing from black to pink to orange to blue is the best part of the day. For …

BringFido App Finds Pet-Friendly Hotels, Dog Parks, and Restaurants

iOS: If you're on the road with man's best friend, the BringFido App can help you find a ton of pet friendly places to crash, play, and eat.<p>We …

How To Be a Landlord in San Francisco

Being a landlord in San Francisco is like being a coke-dealer in the 80s. People are basically throwing money at you for doing nothing. It’s like finding a cauldron of gold doubloons buried in your backyard. It’s pretty sweet.<p><i>Photo via Flickr user David McSpadden</i><p>A fact about Frisco living is that …

5 Ridiculously Awesome Ways to Use Watermelon

Just seeing this pictures will leave you craving the summer-y fruit.<p>Is there a fruit that's more perfect for piping-hot summer days than watermelon? We think not. And guess what: Straight from the rind isn't the only way to enjoy the fruit. Tap into its juiciness with these six inspired ideas from …

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