The joy and sustainability of a greenhouse made of salvaged everything (well, almost).
Pigs can be a great source of healthy and humanely-raised meat in an urban setting thriving on the leftovers of humanity.
Tools and techniques for sustainable living.
Eight books that have had a transformative effect on our lives.
Using rabbit hypnosis and a pair of wire cutters we successfully perform dental surgery on one of our does.
How to build a small and super-efficient masonry heater out of fire bricks.
Voluntary poverty and simplicity is one of the most important and under-realized ways of living green and living great!
Use these two tools to launch your green service, or other great world-changing project.
We are creating two neighborhood nurseries where we'll raise trees and plants to share with neighbors to develop a neighborhood food forest.
How we built a cob oven and rocket stove hybrid.
Rabbits are an ideal source of high quality meat for urban homesteaders.
One of the easiest ways to bask and rejoice in the gifts of nature is to make and use a solar wall heater.
Inspired by the recent Mother Earth News article, "65 Money Saving Tips", this piece shares how we at the Be the Change Product spend little and live better.
This May 2014, Be the Change Project is attempting to build a cob house in one day with 50 people.
Another season of pigs and the work of raising, feeding and butchering them in the urban setting.
A video documenting the "One Day Cob House" build in Reno, Nevada.
60 people raised a cob house in one day in Reno, Nevada, with the Be the Change Project and House Alive.
A simple technique for using salvaged tiles to make beautiful floors.
Why Tesla cars, Space-X and other creations of Elon Musk are not the kind of visionary thinking we so desperately need.
We're using earthbags and straw bales to construct an efficient, cost-effective, and roomy earthbag root cellar.
Cuba's bike transformation was the result of a change in context induced by external forces. It was a disruptive event that forced them to adapt. Here in America, a land of such excess, no such sudden disruption looms (nor could it be predicted, I believe). Our transportation context is centered on the car. Our culture and economy are “driven” by the car. So, how do we create a culture of transportation that is dominated by bicycles?