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Cultivate Simple 24: Say No to GMO

April 1st, 2013

This week on Cultivate Simple we talk about random topics and get a little political, sharing our frustrations about living in a society where not many people act on their convictions.

Don’t you love our potting bench/studio?
potting bench 1
potting bench 2

The Survival Podcast – Defining the Machine Podcast about how government is bought and paid for.

Reader Questions

Daina from FrontYardFoodie: I know you like to buy local and use farmers but where do you get things like dish soap and baking soda, etc?

Soap and other bulk items are often purchased from Mountain Rose Herbs. Their castile soap is particularly good, here’s a post I wrote about it.

The automatic dishwashing detergent from Tropical Traditions is the best you’ll ever find (even over non-green options).

Brian’s Geeky Corner

Angie asked about keeping data on an external hard drive. Brian recommends these hard drives: G-Technology Hard Drives

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Book of the Week

Check out Heidi Egerman Designs– Thanks for the support Heidi!

Reading & Watching

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.