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Tradition Threatened: Maple Sugaring in New England

Is there anything that says New England than maple syrup? The Frugal Yankees tap into a conversation with Keith Dufresne, maple sugar farmer. The conversation will go from how it's done to why it's endangered.

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Ten Frugal Tips

Quick, smart money saving tips soothing a burned mouth to the best mouse bait and more. All from the The Frugal Yankee. Listen in and comment.

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Old Farmer's Almanac

The Old Farmer's Almanac 2007 predicts weather, has planting guides, astronomical charts, great stories and is the oldest publication of its kind. The Frugal Yankee interviews Editor-in-Chief Judd Hale. The conversation ranges from the history of the magazine to hypnotizing chickens and why he loves this classic New England magazine.

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What's Up, Doc?

Whether it's the first time or just the annual physical, seeing the doctor isn't what it used to be. Dr. Ronda Rockett from Newton-Wellesley Hospital shares insights and tips when seeing your primary care physician.

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Lean Mean Recycling Machine

Well, not really mean, but a new company is taking #5 plastic and reusing it. It's a cutting edge eco-business right here in New England. They are taking yogurt cups and recycling them into consumer products. The Frugal Yankees have a chat with its CEO, Eric Hudson.

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Cranberry Farming in New England

The cranberry is a native American food tied to New England & Thanksgiving. The Frugal Yankee takes a trip down to the cranberry bogs and meets with farmer Eric Angley. After listening, go over to NEW ENGLAND KITCHEN and see some recipes from Jack's wife Dot.

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A Cheap Bastard in Boston

Kris Frieswick is the author of The Cheap Bastard's Guide to Boston: Secrets of Living the Good Life--For Free! . She tips us off to some of the best deals around - a few that even the Frugal Yankees had not heard about.

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The Folk Underground

Musician/writer Scott Alarik explores the folk music underground and the emergence of a new breed of singer/songwriters in his new book Deep Community. The Frugal Yankees find resonant chords.

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New England People - Yankee Magazine's Mel Allen

Yankee Magazine Editor Mel Allen knows New England like no one else. The Frugal Yankees discuss the best foods, the best places and what makes this region unique.

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100 & Counting

The fastest growing part of the US population is age 85+. In a few years, millions of Americans will be over 100. What does this mean? Will quality of life be at the forefront? Listen in as the Frugals learn about The 100 Year Lifestyle.

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Sew, Who Knew

Sewing machines, latest patterns, sewers sharing, classes, tips and techniques all at PatternReview.com. So, who knew sewing was becoming a big thing? Listen as the Frugal Yankees converse with the driving force behind , one of the most successful sewing communities on the web.

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