Yes, we are here!

At MOTHER EARTH GARDENER and MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we have been educating folks about the benefits of self-reliance for 50 years. That includes researching and sourcing the best books and products to help individuals master the skills they need in times like these and beyond. Our online store is open and we are here to answer any questions you might have. Our customer service staff is available Monday through Friday from 8a.m.-5p.m. CDT. We can be reached at 1-800-456-5835 or by email. Stay safe!


Homemade Pumpkin Pie Recipe

As the story goes, Hazel Dickinson baked lots and lots of different pumpkin pie recipes for Libby’s plant, some better than others, and at some point perfection was reached. That recipe became part of canned pumpkin history and remains on the can to this day.



Fall 2012

  • To purists, the ubiquitous canned Libby's Pumpkin isn't really made from pumpkin at all.
    Photo by Karen Keb
  • A must for Thanksgiving meals when pumpkins are at the height of popularity, pumpkin pie is always a huge hit.
    Photo by Karen Keb

Yield: 1 nine-inch pie

Unbeknownst to most Americans we’ve been eating heirloom squash for generations, and it’s particularly fitting this takes place at Thanksgiving, a meal celebrating the bounty of our heritage.


Become a Preferred Subscriber and start enjoying the benefits today!

Fall in love with the flavor, versatility, and beauty of Mother Earth Gardener

Mother Earth GardenerDelight your taste buds, mind and eyes with beautiful photos and inspirational techniques on everything you need to know to grow, preserve and cook your own heirloom fruits and vegetables. You won’t want to miss the stories about plants passed down from generation to generation.

Don’t miss a single issue of Mother Earth Gardener. Published by the editors of MOTHER EARTH NEWS, Mother Earth Gardener provides decades of organic gardening experience from the most trusted voices in the field. Join today and save off the newsstand price! Get one year (4 issues) for only $24.95! (USA only)




Facebook Pinterest Instagram YouTube


click me