Green Homes

The ins and outs of green construction and natural building, with specifics on solar design, home insulation and more.

How to Build a Tiny Home

By Amanda Sorell

Watch this video to learn how to build tiny home for just $2,000.


Heat Loss in Your Home: Long-Term Solutions Reduce Carbon Emissions

By Ruth Barton

With carbon emissions in the US higher than most other countries in the world, more should be done to minimize unnecessary carbon waste. Around one third of the overall carbon consumed by the average US citizen comes from the home, if every home took a few simple steps to reduce waste, the world could a greener place.


The 3 R's of Refrigeration: How to Repurpose Your Old Appliance

By Jennifer Tuohy

When it comes to that most essential of all modern appliances, the best way to be eco-friendly is to stick with the tried and true three R's: reduce, reuse or recycle.


Are Mobile Homes the Environmentally Friendly Solution for Housing Millions of Retiring Baby Boomers?

By Ruth Barton

Those of retirement age can reduce their carbon footprints by moving into a smaller, cozier mobile home.


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How to Sell a Cordwood Home

By Richard Flatau

The best time for selling your cordwood home. Tips, websites, suggestions, and what to do BEFORE you build.


'Earthen Floors' by Sukita Reay Crimmel and James Thomson

From New Society Publishers

"Earthen Floors" by Sukita Reay Crimmel and James Thomson provides essential information for creating beautiful floors using natural techniques.


The One-Day Cob House Workshop

By Kyle Chandler-Isacksen

60 people raised a cob house in one day in Reno, Nevada, with the Be the Change Project and House Alive.


How To Construct A Drought Pod

By Ron Ferrell

Building a nutrient rich, low water, drought resistant vegetable growing system.




Crowd at Seven Springs MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

Sept. 15-17, 2017
Seven Springs, PA.

Whether you want to learn how to grow and raise your own food, build your own root cellar, or create a green dream home, come out and learn everything you need to know — and then some!

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