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!


Pear and Parsnip Muffins with Rosemary

Combine fresh parsnips and pears in these sweet-and-savory parsnip muffins.



Winter 2016-2017

  • Grated pear and parsnip add a touch of sweetness and delicate moisture to these muffins.
    Photo by Andrea Bemis

Total Hands-On Time: 40 min

Preparation Time: 20 min

Cook Time: 20 min

Yield: 12 muffins

These lightly sweet muffins are perfectly moist, and the aroma of fresh rosemary will make your taste buds dance. Pair these parsnip-pear muffins with a cup of strong black coffee for a tasty morning treat.


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