MOTHER EARTH NEWS Managing Editor John Rockhold talks with Jonathan Holloway about the Mitsubishi i, an all-electric car on display at the 2011 MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR in Puyallup, Washington. Mitsubishi is one of the FAIR's main sponsors.
Trash Track, an MIT research project, aims to highlight consumers’ waste habits by electronically tracking trash from homes to landfills.
A beginner beekeeper learns that the best way to raise healthy bees is to do less.
A contribution for wildfire mitigation.
A good idea that could work for wildfire mitigation.
How we have taken measures to mitigate and reduce our wildfire exposure.
The first Tiny House Conference will take place in Charlotte, North Carolina, on April 16.
MIT students have developed an outdoor rocking lounge chair that doubles as a solar charging station, recasting power generation as an integrated and distributed public activity.
How we prepared out homestead for the best wildfire prevention possible.
Ryan Mitchell, founder of TheTinyLife.com, is saving up to pay cash for a 130-square-foot home on wheels in North Carolina. He’s seeking perspective, clarity—and a girlfriend who gets it.
We wade through deep snow to trim limbs and cut dead trees and nothing goes to waste.
Hugelkultur is nothing more than making raised garden beds filled with rotten wood. This makes for raised garden beds loaded with organic material, nutrients, air pockets for the roots of what you plant, etc.
Learn how to identify and expel radon, the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S., from your home.
Over the past 15 years the noise level in cities has increased sixfold; urban noise doubles every eight to ten years. Even in the country, we can't escape the sound of airplanes and engines. What can you do?
There's honey in the hive, peaches on the trees, and food on the table, but it's still a long way from self-sufficiency.