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How I Found Happiness (in 130 Square Feet)
by Ella Jenkinsposted May 10, 2012
- Photo Essay: Don’t think you know how to build your own house? Neither did 23-year-old Ella Jenkins before she picked up the tools and started.
6 Tips for Green Pet Care
by Jennifer Kaye, Lindsay Kuceraposted Apr 23, 2012
- Sustainable, low-cost, and natural ways to care for your critters.
Radical Homemaking … In the South of France?
by Shannon Hayesposted Apr 18, 2012
- Shannon Hayes: Do radical homemaking and foreign travel mix?
A DIY Civilization
by Colleen Shaddoxposted Mar 26, 2012
- Can we create the machines of modern life sustainably, cheaply, and close to home?
Don't Be Stupid, Cupid: How to Show Your Love Responsibly
by Annie Leonardposted Feb 13, 2012
- Annie Leonard: What classic Valentine's gifts are linked to exploitation—and what can you do about it?
Reclaiming Christmas, Radical Homemaker Style
by Shannon Hayesposted Dec 21, 2011
- Shannon Hayes: Can you take on consumerism without being a Scrooge?
6 Recipes for Winter Wellness
by Jennifer Kaye, Kate Malongowskiposted Dec 20, 2011
- Fight seasonal maladies the natural way.
In China, Bike-Sharing on a Big Scale
by Jennifer Kayeposted Dec 20, 2011
- Hangzhou, China: 7 million people. 50,000 public bikes. 240,000 trips a day. The largest public cycling system on Earth.
Dutch School Bus is a Bicycle Built for Ten
by Kate Malongowskiposted Dec 20, 2011
- An eco-friendly bicycle bus harnesses the pedal power of kids.
Poet Laureate W.S. Merwin: Doing the Impossible
by Sarah van Gelderposted Nov 02, 2011
- The two-time Pulitzer Prize winner accepted an appointment as U.S. poet laureate so he could offer just one simple warning.
Who’s Building the Do-It-Ourselves Economy?
by Sarah van Gelder, Doug Pibelposted Sep 07, 2011
- Corporations aren’t hiring, and Washington is gridlocked. Here’s how we take charge of our own livelihoods.
Living Right on the “Wrong” Side of Town
by Corbyn Hightowerposted Sep 07, 2011
- When Corbyn Hightower’s financial world fell apart, a ragtag community came together to show how lively neighborhoods grow new livelihoods.
The Down and Dirty Movement to Reinvent Farming
posted Aug 13, 2011
- The Greenhorns documentary follows young farmers who are digging their way to an agricultural revolution.
Cotton With Conscience
by Lily Hicks, Krista Vogelposted Aug 10, 2011
- How to wear cotton without wearing out the planet.
At Home with W.S. Merwin
posted Aug 01, 2011
- The U.S. Poet Laureate on learning from Ezra Pound, and why his plot of indigenous Hawaiian rainforest inspires his poetry today.