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8 Ways to Join the Local Food Movement :: Shop Outside of Supermarkets
Eat local by finding food sources such as farmers markets, road-side food stands, and U-pick places.
8 Ways to Join the Local Food Movement :: Glean Those Fields Clean
by Kim Nochi
How to glean food left in fields and under trees.
8 Ways to Join the Local Food Movement :: Party with Your Preserves
How to throw a canning swap party.
8 Ways to Join the Local Food Movement :: Eat Your Vegetables
Improve your health by eating fruits and vegetables.
8 Ways to Join the Local Food Movement :: From Lawn to Lunch
by Ann Lovejoy
How to convert your lawn into lunch.
YES! Picks: Favorite Green Gifts
A collection of favorite green gift ideas, from experiences you can give to things you can make.
YES! But How? :: Cat Litter, Junk Mail
by Layla Aslani, Noah Grant
Practical tips on green living, better cat litter, stopping junk mail, electric bikes.
In Review :: The Northwest Green Home Primer
by Pamela O'Malley Chang
A comprehensive text for anyone who chooses green design for home construction or renovation. Includes well-organized checklists, helpful illustrations, and case studies.
The Story of Stuff by Annie Leonard
by Annie Leonard
The Story of Stuff will take you on a provocative tour of our consumer-driven culture—from resourc extraction to iPod incineration—exposing the real costs of our use-it and lose-it approach to stuff.
YES! But How? :: Green Burials, Plastic Bags, and Rain Barrels
by Brooke Jarvis, Margit Christenson
Practical tips on green burials, rain water collection, and vegetable storage without plastic.
How to Get Carbon-Free in 10 Years
by Brooke Jarvis, Doug Pibel
Meet the Joneses. They are your average U.S. energy consumer. And they decide to do their part. Watch how they go carbon neutral in a decade… and then try it yourself.
YES! But How? :: Cold Remedies
by Catherine Bailey, Sarah Kuck
Tips on natural cold remedies, antibacterial hand soap, natural shoe polishes and zeolite odor remover. If you're searching for practical ways to live sustainably, just ask us.
YES! But How? :: Spring Cleaning
by Annie Berthold-Bond, Doug Pibel
Annie Berthold, Ask Annie, offers household hints and helps answer your questions.
Bottled Water Flim-flam
by Krista Camenzind
Is bottled water really safer than tap water?
Thinking Outside the House: Draught-proof Gardens
by Krista Camenzind
Your lawn and garden can be both beautiful and water efficient. Xeriscaping is the creative use of native plants that are beautiful, drought-tolerant, and sustainable.