Bruce and Carol McElmurray





| Next
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19


7/19/2013
From log to the mill to the project in no time at all.
7/5/2013
Choosing homesteading as a way of life and what it takes.
7/26/2013
Are GMOs good or bad for civilization?
8/29/2013
When defining the term homesteading, consider the various options available.
6/6/2013
What I learned in the process of seeking restoration of a beautiful stream while dealing with governmental agencies.
10/15/2013
We love our lifestyle and all the hard work that is associated with this lifestyle is just a small part of it.
10/31/2013
Viewing elk herds from the comfort of our home.
7/7/2014
How we were adopted and befriended by a deer.
6/1/2011
Tree stumps, reminders of special moments and birds contribution to life.
4/29/2011
If you have questions on how we accomplished our dream - ask us maybe our experience will help you. We welcome questions on how life is in the high mountains of S. Colorado. Please visit our personal blog for more information on us.
3/29/2013
By installing laminate flooring we have a floor that cleans easily, is attractive and durable.
3/20/2013
While far-fetched, this is an absolute wildlife true story. Maybe it's coincidence, but I don't think so because I was looking into those warm friendly brown eyes.
3/6/2013
How we determine springtime at 9,759 feet elevation.
6/6/2011
Wild strawberries are a tasty treat.
10/6/2012
Views around our property that make autumn an enchanting time of year.
6/23/2011
The virtues and wisdom of having some projects done by professionals -vs- rather than attempting them yourself. While many can and do their own installation, occasionally it is better to have professionals do the job.
6/26/2011
Practical use of a wood mill on the homestead. The benefit of cutting your own lumber.
6/7/2011
Carpenter ants: an alternative to chemical treatment. Living within the environment and not attempting to destroy or change it.
5/6/2011
Homesteading with wild animals and how to cope with their antics.
4/23/2013
Ours is a great country and I don't think defined by politics but by people like the ones from our small county who served and are little known.
6/27/2013
Taking personal responsibility for private-property protection in light of ongoing climate change and the hazards associated with same.
6/17/2013
Spring time is a time to experience the newness of life and living in the Sangre de Cristo mountains amid the wildflowers, birds, green woods and new birth.
7/31/2013
Are GMOs good or bad for civilization?
11/14/2013
Cabin Fever: noun, ‘Boredom, restlessness, or irritability that results from a lack of environmental stimulation, as from a prolonged stay in a remote, sparsely populated region or a confined indoor area‘.
12/17/2013
Living remotely with wild animal encounters and how to come out safely.
12/30/2013
Transforming a tree to lumber and then to a piece of furniture.
2/4/2014
Calculating the amount of mountain snow to actual moisture.
1/22/2014
Learn the basic skills useful for mountain homesteading.
4/28/2014
Is a pressure washer something that would be beneficial on your homestead?
8/15/2014
How we prevented birds from flying into our windows.
5/6/2011
Wood stove considerations that should be considered before you purchase a stove.
9/1/2012
Thank goodness for good friends who will share their garden harvest with those of us less skilled.
2/23/2013
Heating with wood in a cast iron stove.
5/1/2011
The daily realities of living in the mountains.
10/12/2011
Different noise we must adjust to living in a remote area.
6/12/2011
Wild flowers in bloom in high country meadows. Wild iris in profusion.
8/27/2014
How we convert standing dead trees to usable lumber.
8/6/2014
Should you do it yourself or hire a chimney sweep to clean your chimney?
9/15/2014
Make a winter checklist to follow in preparation for winter in the mountains.
9/18/2013
Growing garlic is easy if you just know the right time to plant it: in fall, not spring or summer!
5/6/2013
This stone fascia is a practical solution for wildfire prevention. It's attractive and uses local natural resources.
5/17/2013
Riches sometimes come from natural resources - not always connected with dollar signs.
6/4/2013
Tree rings tell the tale. It is nice and green here now but our plants and weeds are acclimated to semi arid and have deep roots.
11/23/2013
Homesteading with dogs in remote mountain living. Considerations in providing a good safe homestead environment for your cherished pets.
12/4/2013
Selecting a power option for your homestead.
9/26/2013
Coping with SARDS (sudden acquired retinal degeneration) in dogs and practical ways to help a blind dog.
9/12/2013
A sudden onset of a canine eye disease called SARDS leaves dogs totally blind very suddenly. Bruce McElmurray explains this disrder from a personal perspective.
1/8/2014
There is hard work homesteading in the mountains and the weather dictates much of those challenges.
12/24/2013
Snow in the mountains is different than snow found at lower elevations.
1/29/2014
It takes commitment and determination to live remotely in the mountains.
6/17/2014
How having a rhythm and routine assists in accomplishing difficult tasks.
5/23/2014
How to flush a small engine and repair a clogged carburetor.
7/15/2014
How a single purchase of a magazine in newsprint in 1970 changed my life.
4/7/2014
Taking time to reflect on the past brings renewed appreciation to the present.
4/14/2014
Other than the four regular seasons there is a fifth season in the mountains called mud season.
5/8/2014
How to cope mentally with living in a remote location.
6/4/2014
How to report application violations of herbicide abuse.
7/23/2014
Learn how to clean your own woodstove and chimney.
6/20/2011
New wood stove, another unexpected advantage of downsizing, and Murphy's Law.
2/9/2012
How important our tractor and snow thrower are in keeping us from getting snowed in. Our local cooperative.
2/7/2013
Fishing can be good therapy for us.
12/16/2012
Outlining our process for locating a suitable location for finding a new homestead.
12/30/2012
A good idea that could work for wildfire mitigation.
10/8/2011
How I have gone full circle from coal heat, heat pump to wood heat.
5/27/2012
How our friend John Dougherty took a normal covered utility trailer and converted it into a camping unit.
1/19/2012
How we approached buying our property, clearing and selecting a home site.
6/8/2012
How we clean out chimney on our A - Frame house with a steep roof.
5/18/2011
Pack Rats, cute, tricky and destructive
12/14/2012
As we look into the future we prepare for a flatter terrain for a new homestead.
9/18/2011
Fun is where you find it, in this case it is a hay ride for the family along our trail.
7/11/2011
Taking time to just have fun and enjoy life in the face of serious living.
3/20/2012
What we do inside on a blustery day outside.
9/25/2011
Where we go to recharge our batteries and restore our soul.
8/10/2011
Hiking to the top of our mountain, the breathing view, the soothing effect.
8/1/2011
2,4,D Amine 4 is not a safe product. Read the multiple page information sheet if you can read tiny writing and hieroglyphics.
7/6/2011
Where have our bats gone? We miss the benefit of having them around and wish they would come back.
1/26/2012
Making good decisions on how we use our land. Keeping it natural.
8/3/2012
A contribution for wildfire mitigation.
5/15/2011
Sometimes you have your plans changed for you, so don't put off tomorrow what can be done today.
1/24/2012
Many decisions go into remote living to decide if it is right for you.
10/15/2011
How a small group of committed people can truly make a change for good.
5/25/2011
Being prepared for canine emergencies.
9/8/2014
The benefits of owning a home wood mill and the economic advantages if you have available timber.
8/15/2013
Don’t let this tricky pipe slow down your projects — these CPVC basics will help you ease into those plumbing repairs.
11/20/2011
Removing large quantities of snow. For more on how we cope with snow check out our personal blog at www.brucecarolcabin.blogspot.com where we post regular updates on our life here on the mountain.
2/19/2014
Ed and Bruce compare the weather and its impact on their mountain homesteads at different elevations and mountain ranges.
2/28/2014
Two homesteaders from Washington and Colorado comment on their greatest weather fear in the mountains.
2/12/2014
Bruce McElmurray and Ed Essex collaborate on how the weather dictates to their mountain homesteading.
3/17/2014
Ed Essex and Bruce McElmurray compare their weather experiences living at 4,200 feet and 9750 feet elevation respectively.
1/9/2014
Mountain homesteading in a remote area.
5/15/2014
Tips that we have learned gardening at a high elevation.
11/18/2012
We have slowly replaced out dated fixtures and the Rialto toilet was the final step in getting more environmentally compliant.
7/17/2011
Firewood, the major yearly task when you heat with wood.
10/5/2011
Being adopted by a deer is so different it is life changing. Can a human actually love a wild animal and can a wild animal love a human? My experience says so.
7/27/2012
Taking a ride on an old steam engine.
6/13/2012
We enjoy observing and creating habitat for wild birds.
12/28/2011
Caulk tool that works for me. If for me it should work for anyone.
3/25/2012
How we prepared out homestead for the best wildfire prevention possible.
12/3/2012
How our electronics save us space and provide even more room in a small home.
10/15/2012
How we live in the mountains during the winter.
2/7/2012
How we avoid cabin fever by doing volunteer work and enjoying the beautiful outdoors.
12/11/2011
Senior sledding down our driveway.
5/22/2011
The process of evaluating needs for successful downsizing.
1/20/2013
How we focused on attaining our dream homestead.
2/19/2012
We use available time in the winter to preform routine maintenance on appliances and tools.
5/11/2011
Gardening challenges at high elevation.
1/28/2013
How we deal with unexpected incidents.
9/30/2011
In the beauty of autumn comes a time of preparation for winter. The many necessary tasks to be prepared if you are self sufficient.
2/1/2012
Comparing a covenant community against living rural without covenants.
1/17/2012
Communication and honesty is essential to decide important issues like a complete lifestyle change.
8/31/2012
The challenges that we encounter trying to grow a garden at high latitude.
8/16/2012
Reflections on 15 years of mountain living.
1/21/2012
Our selection of a house, downsizing and getting the home built.
4/17/2012
Some of the difficulties we encounter in gardening at a high elevation
1/15/2013
We enjoy sledding and snowshoeing in the winter as outdoor activities.
5/20/2012
Comparison between old ways and new technology.
7/17/2011
Firewood, the major yearly task when you heat with wood.
11/14/2011
When the electricity goes out it helps to be prepared to deal with circumstances.
2/24/2012
Our typical day living in the mountains in the winter.
3/5/2012
How we milled lumber, made a gate and installed the gate during a break in the weather.
9/11/2011
How we put the happy in The Happy Homesteader.
2/3/2012
How we had to adjust to a smaller home, the isolation and quiet.
8/5/2011
Growing raspberries and other vegetables at high elevation and the challenges.
2/1/2013
Why we adopt rescue dogs.
11/15/2011
Why are you adopting a dog? For more on pet ownership see our personal blog at www.brucecarolcabin.blogspot.com.
3/1/2012
Proper insulation pays long term dividends.
1/11/2012
The Mission Wolf sanctuary is a special place that takes in wolves who have been unsuccessfully domesticated. I can tell you that having a 150-pound timber wolf kiss you on the lips is an experience you won’t quickly forget, but the fact it liked you enough to do that is even more amazing when you consider what men have done to the wolf.
12/19/2011
Our good and bad decisions on selecting a dealer and a wood stove.
9/20/2011
Cooking breakfast outside on the woodstove.
10/26/2011
Finding a company from an advertisement in Mother Earth News and how it benefited us. .
4/20/2012
The Goldman Environmental Prize is the world’s largest and most prestigious award for grassroots activists. This year’s six inspiring and courageous prize winners (one from each of the six inhabited continental regions of the world) are...
3/22/2011
Award winners highlight the next generation of leaders in the bike/ped movement
3/20/2014
Two homesteaders discuss their experience with the weather applicable to their mountain homesteads in Washington and Colorado.
4/2/2012
We wade through deep snow to trim limbs and cut dead trees and nothing goes to waste.
11/30/2011
How potentially dangerous chemicals are tested and are they really that safe for humans or not.
10/20/2012
Our experience with our local cooperative.
9/18/2012
Our experience in living with bears.
7/16/2012
How our community has planned ahead for wildfire contingencies.
3/15/2012
I learned life lessons early in life as a newspaper delivery boy. Valuable lessons that carried on though life.
8/12/2011
Our area is abundant with history. We have a limber pine tree nearby that I estimate is over 2,100 years old and still very much alive. History - we have an abundance of it.
1/4/2013
Our true story about Junior a very unique deer.
10/19/2011
Examining an community for your homestead.
2/14/2013
By observing the birds and wildlife we learn valuable lessons to apply to our lives.
5/11/2012
A surprising number of amenities found in a small town complete with western hospitality.
7/22/2012
A story of one of our camping trips to Torreya State Park, Florida.
11/20/2012
Rewarding volunteer efforts involving German Shepherd Rescue.
9/4/2011
It is important to take time to reflect on those things that are important to you on occasion.
9/9/2012
Dealing with a government agency to save a creek.
7/3/2012
A brief description of Manuel and Mary Ann's straw bale home and its efficiency.
7/13/2012
How we have taken measures to mitigate and reduce our wildfire exposure.
2/12/2012
How to select and find the right pet for you. Non professional guidelines.
7/25/2011
Spending a day having fun prospecting for gold, enjoying the outdoors, exploring a ghost town and the high mountains.
7/4/2011
40 years of reading Mother, the value of accumulation of reading the contributions of others during that time.
6/3/2012
How we persist until our 11 cords of firewood is accomplished and then re structure our lives.
1/8/2012
Receiving seed catalogs and dreaming of warmer weather and growing a garden.
4/21/2012
Preventing allergy causes as opposed to treating the symptoms.
4/10/2012
How we cope with heavy snow in the mountains.
11/6/2011
How the small town atmosphere can enhance your homesteading and living.
7/4/2012
Meeting in person a long time Mother Earth News reader.
11/12/2012
A short description of why we prefer small city living over large city living.
12/4/2011
The third and last of a three part blog on chemical herbicides.
6/20/2012
How we expect the unexpected and turn blow down trees into lumber.
8/24/2011
The US Pro Cycle Challenge is a major cycling race that brings cyclists from all over the world including the recent winner of the Tour de France.
5/6/2012
Reasons why we like to shop at our local grocery.
5/16/2012
The final in a 6 part series on Ft. Garland, Colorado
5/3/2012
Living in possibly the best place in the USA.
8/18/2011
Photo of a bear with a pack rat that is about to be lunch. Thanks to a friend for sharing it for us all to see.
10/30/2011
How a non writer can with effort contribute in a small way. To read more on our life style go to www.brucecarolcabin.blogspot.com
12/22/2011
History and those who may have crossed or used your homestead before you discovered it. Treasure is where you find it.
8/9/2012
A brief story of how a creek was damaged and how it was reported to the authorities properly.
8/31/2011
Addition to our family and our homestead. Echo a GSD with a new chance at life in his furever home.
12/22/2012
Where we find a wealth of information for projects and enjoyable reading.
5/13/2012
Living in a community that has those who served in the armed forces and make good neighbors.
5/8/2012
What we have found as an advantage of having a rural hardware store close by.
9/21/2012
The final result of a reporting a water violation and having a creek restored.
8/25/2012
Where we go to reflect on life and relax.
3/11/2012
What we do on snow days in the mountains when it is snowing hard outside.
10/30/2012
How prepared ahead of time for remote living and what was required.
12/19/2013
One way that I work through problems is by baking bread. It is my therapy, and it works for me. Getting lost in the recipe and wondering how you might make some changes to make it better is always good for the mind.
4/15/2014
Spending time baking with others will be time well spent. Make some memories that you will never forget.
1/21/2014
Love of family, love of tradition, love of pumpernickel bread — need I say more?
5/13/2014
Using crescent rolls as buns to avoid azodicarbonamide.
6/25/2014
Many of us love bread and love to use local ingredients.
2/26/2014
Baking and sharing cinnamon rolls can create happiness. Cinnamon and honey will make your baked goods irresistible.
5/24/2011
An innovative partnership of bicycle advocates and a bike-friendly attorney aims to reduce crashes in South Carolina.
2/10/2011
A doctor, soldier, father and husband died tragically in a bicycle crash. Now, justice is being served as the driver faces a reckless homicide charge.
12/14/2011
Life really is good when you live on a dirt road.
9/6/2012
Contemplations on what we eat and why we pay close attention to our food.
12/1/2011
Trying to interpret and understand scientific reports and their failure to come to a consensus.
10/25/2013
Not all beehives are created equal. This post examines Langstroth beehives, Top-Bar beehives, and Warre beehives in order to help a new beekeeper determine which system is the best for her bees.
12/16/2013
North Carolinian Master Beekeeper, Tia Douglass, offers an introduction to chemical-free, natural beekeeping, bees and approach to raising pollinators.
4/29/2014
Modifications I’m making and things to consider before building your own top bar hive.
5/19/2014
Surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Pisgah National Forest, with the Great Smoky Mountains to the southwest, Asheville, North Carolina, is the perfect basecamp for an ecotour, cultural trip and culinary adventure. Experiencing the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Fair held here this past April was just the start for my wife and me.
8/7/2014
Asheville has a long history of attracting people searching for a tranquil place for personal retreats and wellness. For Day 3, it’s time to chill, revitalize ourselves and do some rebalancing of our mind, body and spirit on a health and wellness tour.
10/31/2012
Why do we believe that math must be done one workbook page at a time, at the kitchen table? Anyone who’s ever kept chickens can tell you all the math that can be found in the hen house.
12/16/2008
The Apollo Alliance want you to tell the new Obama Energy Czar, Carol Browner that you support renewable energy policy.
12/12/2010
Walk this way, to support the revitalization of a pedestrian-friendly America.
7/30/2013
Over the past year, I have made countless mistakes on my garden. In this post, I share four of my most frustrating gardening mistakes and how to avoid them.
8/12/2013
Trying to tend to kids AND a garden.
8/6/2013
How my dad defended himself from overly generous gardeners.
9/11/2013
Non-gardeners and gardeners are very, very different creatures.
9/17/2013
As fall nears, sunflowers are beginning to die off and it's time to harvest their seeds! In this post I bring you through the steps to harvest and prepare your sunflower seeds for eating!
12/17/2013
A less meddlesome approach to beekeeping.
3/21/2014
Anticipation of warm weather, bees, flowers, and HONEY!
1/2/2014
What needs doin' in the beeyard?
7/22/2014
Raw honey isn’t just delicious — read on to learn some of the medicinal uses for it.
6/26/2014
Keeping bees with neighbors in the city or the burbs.
6/17/2014
Day 2 in Asheville, North Caroline, is about the eco-high adventures to be had, both in the trees on a zipline and when hiking to the Catawba Waterfalls.
6/19/2014
Introducing a revolutionary new book about the "drinkable landscape" and how you can use organic gardening to produce a huge array of beverages.
6/19/2014
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.
9/16/2014
What's going on in the beeyard now that the cooler weather's on its way
8/9/2010
A people-powered revolution is afoot.
8/30/2010
Musician Ben Sollee has defined the pace and purpose of touring, ditching the van and taking the 2 Mile Challenge.
12/4/2010
Thanks to local advocates, Santa came early for cyclists in the Steel City.
4/11/2011
Yep, that's my boss with Lance Armstrong — and a half-million bike/ped friends — on the open streets of Los Angeles.
8/23/2010
As state transportation officials send billions back to Washington, advocates hope bicyclists and pedestrians aren't left holding the empty bag.
9/17/2012
Have you ever had leftover bread, but you don't want to throw it away or give it to the birds? Here's what you do: Panzanella. This Italian salad will throw your taste buds for a loop, and it all starts with leftover, stale bread.
4/25/2012
Top bar hive modifications, turkey traps, and gourmet potatoes are just a few of the topics covered in the past week of blogging we've been up to. Homesteading healthcare and a new virtual book club round off the week with several reader comments.
9/6/2013
I learned an important gardening lesson from fighting tomato blight.
11/21/2013
A brief overview of keeping bees in a top bar hive from setup to overwintering.
9/19/2013
With just about every breed of standard bred, heritage poultry, we have work to do. They are not producing like they once were.
2/7/2014
Colony Collapse Disorder is threatening the future of bee pollination. Here's what we can do about it.
3/1/2014
When and how to feed your honeybees.
3/9/2014
Learn about the benefits of baking with this ancient grain.
1/20/2014
A recipe for a grease patty that doesn't use hydrogenated oils.
5/5/2014
Gardeners don't have to live in a semi-tropical zone to grow organic lemons, limes, oranges, and other citrus fruits. Proper technique with potted plants can yield a bounty of delicately flavored, vitamin-rich citrus.
6/30/2014
One woman's vision of a family farm comes to life in her back yard thanks to one friendly goat.
5/12/2011
Have some fun in your garden this year and grow something giant!
8/22/2014
Considering induction cooking as an eco-friendly alternative to cooking with electricity? Can’t begin to contemplate spending $3,000 on a stove? This article will run down how you can integrate the hottest new tech in cooking into your kitchen without winning the lottery.
9/4/2014
A sepia photo of a North Carolina family in front of their farmhouse reveals food heritage.
12/18/2010
Mia Birk's new book weaves together personal and professional history to illustrate the transformative power of bicycling.
11/28/2010
Show your thanks for bicycle and pedestrian advocacy leaders by nominating someone you know for a national Advocacy Award.
4/25/2011
Susie Stephens' memorial now grows in the city of her tragic death.
10/18/2010
The bike-ped movement is growing; meet one of the newest leaders advocating for pedestrians.
1/18/2011
Leaders from America Bikes impress top transportation official with compelling new data on job creation and popular demand for active street design.
6/7/2011
(Video) The U.S. Secretary of Transportation bikes to work at the behest of his bicycle commuting employees.
9/7/2010
A Colombian concept that reclaims the streets has found a home in dozens of cities across the U.S.
3/28/2011
Join a free webinar about women and cycling this Wednesday!
6/5/2011
Take a visual tour of the events at the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Fair in Puyallup, Washington.
8/26/2013
So, what makes a flock of poultry sustainable? What is standard-bred poultry? If you purchase chicks from a hatchery, are they true to the breed? Why does every hatchery sell Rhode Island Reds and they all look different? Why do the Cornish Cross meat chickens have so many problems? Raising standard poultry is the only true way to improve the sustainability of quality local food while preserving the strength of Heritage poultry.
10/9/2013
The little used herb lovage makes an attractive addition to the edible landscape and provides a smoky flavor to soups and stews.
5/20/2014
Beehive happenings since my last blog post.
5/27/2014
Discover how to grow various members of the onion family: bulb onions and scallions, leeks, garlic, ramps, shallots, and chives. Each one has different requirements and habits, yet all are rewarding for organic gardeners.
4/11/2014
Some examples of passive solar design applied to homes in the southeast, where cooling, as well as heating, is a concern.
2/6/2014
Energy Star for Homes is a worthwhile green building certification with demonstrated market value.
3/11/2011
Chris Larson's Asheville, North Carolina, home--already a superb example of smart, passive solar design--gets even better with the addition of solar hot water collectors.
12/10/2012
In the hollows of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this true Christmas celebration was simple, inexpensive and rich with tradition.
9/11/2014
The only recipe you’ll ever need for wonderful homemade broths plus deliciously versatile chicken and veggie soup.
3/14/2011
A cheap plastic pin reveals allies on Capitol Hill.
6/20/2011
In New York City, advocates unveil a bold vision to end the traffic violence.
1/28/2011
Complete streets policies are sweeping the nation, to the benefit of bicyclists, pedestrians and travelers of all ages.
11/21/2010
Emmy-award winner, Dayton Duncan, likened trail advocates to John Muir at the American Trails National Symposium
5/17/2011
Are you up to the 2 Mile Challenge? Sign up and help replace 100,000 car trips with healthy, pollution-free bicycle travel!
8/15/2010
With the lifting of the four-year Bicycle Plan injunction, we're watching the next premiere biking city unfold — at record pace — in San Francisco, California.
10/3/2010
Who the heck is Paul Goodman? The car-free visionary who inspired a new documentary and bicycle contest.
10/23/2010
Ian Klepetar has been living out of a tent — and building a business empire that benefits bicyclists.
8/8/2011
Submit your best photos of biking and walking for a chance to win a free, 10-day bike trip to Italy!
3/11/2011
Transportation rock stars, Janette Sadik-Khan and Congressman Earl Blumenauer, tell National Bike Summit attendees that local advocates are the real headliners in the bicycle movement.
9/26/2010
The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy launches a national campaign aimed at the American Automobile Association.
3/31/2011
You don't have to pay $50 a pound for fresh morel mushrooms. Watch this video and find out how to forage for morels yourself.
1/10/2011
The Marin County Bicycle Coalition won a major victory with the opening of the Cal Park Hill Tunnel — a world class facility that makes biking the quickest commuting option.
11/7/2010
The defeat of Congressman Jim Oberstar wasn't just a blow to Minnesota. It was a loss for everyone who bikes and walks.
10/11/2010
Bikes Belong needs your pledge to show the public, policymakers and the media that one million Americans want better policy and funding to promote bicycling.
10/11/2010
Simran Sethi looks into the furniture and logging industries.
1/10/2011
As Passive House Institute standards up the ante, USA Today’s “Best Green Homes of 2010” list reflects Americans’ desire for affordability, efficiency and style.
10/2/2013
There seems to be limited testing done by the EPA on the toxicity of some chemicals.
7/10/2013
This Peach Sherbet Recipe is reminiscent of biting into a fresh peach, but with a cool, creamy consistency.
7/10/2013
Instead of coffee and cake after dinner, end an evening in style with this Coffee Granita Recipe.
7/10/2013
Make this creamy Peanut Butter Gelato Recipe and customize it with fruit, chocolate or nuts.


| Next
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19




Subscribe Today - Pay Now & Save 66% Off the Cover Price

First Name: *
Last Name: *
Address: *
City: *
State/Province: *
Zip/Postal Code:*
Country:
Email:*
(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here

Lighten the Strain on the Earth and Your Budget

MOTHER EARTH NEWS is the guide to living — as one reader stated — “with little money and abundant happiness.” Every issue is an invaluable guide to leading a more sustainable life, covering ideas from fighting rising energy costs and protecting the environment to avoiding unnecessary spending on processed food. You’ll find tips for slashing heating bills; growing fresh, natural produce at home; and more. MOTHER EARTH NEWS helps you cut costs without sacrificing modern luxuries.

At MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we are dedicated to conserving our planet’s natural resources while helping you conserve your financial resources. That’s why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing through our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. By paying with a credit card, you save an additional $5 and get 6 issues of MOTHER EARTH NEWS for only $12.00 (USA only).

You may also use the Bill Me option and pay $17.00 for 6 issues.