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9/26/2012
Small northern Canadian company produces beautiful artisan glassware from recycled bottles and jars.
1/7/2011
A quick and easy art project. Recycle those old wood frame windows and turn them into stunning pieces of art.
9/21/2005
This is that time of year when all sorts of things converge for me, personally and professionally. Time to pull together all those last-minute photo shoots before summer stops looking like summer, time to plan the fall shoots and conference travel
10/8/2009
How to make a Thai seasoning mix.
6/20/2011
The Monterey Bay Aquarium updates The Super Green List, a guide to helping you choose healthy and safe seafood from more sustainable waters.
8/1/2009
Check out this expert advice for what kind of finish to put on a wooden deck.
3/22/2013
The Rolf Glass company is producing Glacier Glass, a new line of beautiful, eco-inspired glassware crafted from recycled wine bottles.  
8/21/2009
Fishchoice.com gives seafood buyers access to a database of sustainable seafood suppliers
10/9/2009
Here's how to make your own cajun and creole seasoning blend.
6/6/2013
With the U.S. importing 91 percent of its food, many crucial details of what we're consuming can be hard to trace: how our seafood is caught or produced, health codes across borders, and how the ecosystems are being affected. But does that matter?
2/26/2010
It can be challenging to stay physically healthy and keep your spirits up during the winter months. You tell us, what do you do to say healthy this time of year?
9/4/2012
In this posting we discuss why the Arctic sea ice is melting at a record rate. We also discuss how global warming is triggering this sea ice melt and the potential consequences to the Arctic.
2/16/2011
Seattle leads the way in asking the federal government to implement a comprehensive, health-focused food system.
10/4/2011
These resources will help you learn how to eat seasonal foods in order to save grocery money.
5/5/2009
Share your spring seasonal recipes for the month of May.
2/17/2010
In which Jack departs a little from his fashion sense and MAX gets new racing seats. But not just any racing seats: safer seats with real head restraints.
9/12/2011
The popular idea that the Chinese have always shunned milk products is quite inaccurate. Try Anne Mendelson's wonderful recipe for Chinese "Fried Milk" to see how wrong we've been.
4/8/2009
Spring brings an abundance of arrivals and changes, from returning birds and newborn critters to budding plants and warming breezes. We want to know, what are you most looking forward to this spring?
10/24/2008
Enjoy each season for the sensual experiences each affords.
6/7/2010
The ARCX dome has been sold to young couple!
4/27/2010
Should we be building more garbage incinerators in the United States? Leave a comment and tell us what you think.
2/1/2011
Worldwide fish consumption is at an all-time high, so take action by eating only sustainably harvested seafood from ethical sources.
6/14/2011
Readers suggest sustainable oyster sources.
10/17/2013
Take a seat on this comfy sofa you made yourself using recycled car seats.
12/10/2012
Participate this year in the annual Christmas Bird Count from December 14, 2012 - January 5, 2013 and help scientists understand how bird populations have changed over the past century.
3/24/2011
Cam appreciates all four of our seasons!
12/3/2010
While some can't wait for the warmer days to return and others are invigorated by the seasonal briskness, most of us have some cold-weather habit, holiday activity or winter ritual that we hold dear. Whether it's burrowing under thick piles of blankets, watching for the first snow flakes or getting a head start on garden planning, what are your favorite winter moments?
6/6/2013
How does one eat more of the right types of seafood to reap all the health benefits without going bald? Choose local!
1/24/2012
Use a simple hobby kit to cut glass wine bottles and transform them into drinking glasses, candleholders or this stylish candelabra.
1/12/2012
Think outside the box and consider outdoor power equipment for your Valentine this year.
8/20/2008
When the right bread envelopes sun-ripened tomatoes, one of the most righteous tastes of summer is yours to enjoy.   
7/28/2010
Weather.com now features customizable local weather applications, including an Agriculture Application with great tools for farmers and gardeners.
2/17/2012
According to the Natural Products Association, the NPA Natural Standard is based on natural ingredients, safety, responsibility and sustainability.
3/24/2011
Willis Tower in Chicago, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, gets new windows that could generate up to 2 megawatts of solar power.
2/22/2011
The Arctic is warming up faster than the overall global temperature. We will discuss the reason for the rapid warming of the Arctic.
8/9/2013
The process of saving seed for next year begins while the growing season is still going strong
1/7/2014
If you have wondered what a four season garden is, the definition is simple. It is a garden that you can get produce from all year long through spring, summer, fall and winter.
5/7/2014
Make the best use of your cold frame by having lids designed to be easily adjusted or removed.
3/20/2013
I know how popular and much hyped season-extending materials are in the world of organic gardening, but is it a necessity to eat fresh lettuce year round?
12/11/2012
Often time choosing the right name for your kids is the most difficult part of kidding! Here is a little help on picking out names that are appropriate!
3/29/2011
The work invovlve in tranforming a house that wastes energy into a house that's 50%-95% more energy efficient is called a "deep energy retrofit." We need to find ways to do more of these to save energy, money and the environment.
6/18/2010
The “Cash for Caulkers” home-retrofitting program, known as the Home Star program, is expected to pass the Senate this summer. The bill offers rebates for 13 different types of retrofits, including insulation and air and duct sealing
12/22/2011
Former editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence shares the lessons of holiday simplicity she learned as a young, busy, working mom.
1/23/2013
This video slideshow reveals the sacred magic contained in the Native American corn that sustained many Indian tribes for thousands of years before professional plant breeders turned it into an industrial feedstock.
5/11/2012
Here are instructions for making a quick and easy batch of stained glass soap. Once you get the basics down you can make all sorts of unusual and beautiful embedded soap to give as gifts or enjoy for yourself.
10/15/2008
The right recipe can convert people who think they don't like cooked greens, or energize cooks in need of fresh ideas. Here we offer a roundup of recipe ideas for garden-fresh greens from arugula to turnips.
12/2/2013
HOMEGROWN Life blogger and homesteader Rachel, of the Bay Area's Dog Island Farm, shares her method for cooking the very best Thanksgiving turkey ever.
10/12/2011
Try one of our favorite dessert hard ciders this season.
10/12/2011
Check out these resources to learn more about heirloom apples, as well as the how-to and history of cider-making.  
5/3/2010
Environmental journalist Simran Sethi goes through the process of rejuvenating her hardwood floors, and describes how to avoid harmful ingredients in cleaning products, such as volatile organic compounds, in the process.
3/29/2010
Recipe for Southern-style shrimp and grits, made with superb Floriani Red Flint grain corn.
9/20/2013
Even as far north as Maine I can harvest produce from March to December with parsnips to dig from under the frost in February without the use of row covers or a greenhouse. In some beds I do two or more succession plantings that together with the root cellar keeps me with fresh produce all year.
6/12/2014
Building a greenhouse out of an old carport destined for the dump.
5/15/2014
Tips that we have learned gardening at a high elevation.
2/27/2014
Everywhere is full of micro-climates. Discover the places in your garden where the soil warms first, or last, by watching the snow melt and taking pictures.
8/31/2012
The challenges that we encounter trying to grow a garden at high latitude.
3/1/2013
Get a materials list and step-by-step insructions for low tunnel construction for your backyard garden.
12/8/2011
As winter descends a three-season hoop house is weeded, compost spread, and a straw mulch applied. Next spring will be here soon.
11/29/2013
Use venison to create a pot of rich, meaty chili perfect for warming up on cold, fall days. So good, there won’t be leftovers to freeze.
10/25/2013
What would you do if the trucks stopped coming to the grocery stores? Find out how a community college class project spurred students to make plans for just such an experience.
5/20/2014
Use the freshest spring veggies to create a cost-effective dish packed with nutrition and flavor. It's seasonal eating at it's best.
5/28/2014
Use fresh avocado, sweet corn, and other seasonal ingredients to create a sensational salsa. Paired with homemade tortilla chips, it is truly out-of-this-world.
10/8/2009
Learn how to make fried green tomatoes with a cheesy crust with this twist on a classic Southern recipe.
4/7/2009
Share your spring seasonal recipes for the month of April.
10/7/2009
Readers share recipes and ideas for using up all those end-of-season green tomatoes.
10/8/2009
How to make Thai-inspired fried green tomatoes.
2/13/2013
Making delicious homemade marmalade from Seville oranges.
9/30/2010
Sweet potatoes are vitamin-packed powerhouses, and have a sweet, rich flavor that lends itself to a variety of recipes. From fun sweet potato biscuits to a traditional molasses sweet potato pie, use these healthy sweet potato recipes to enjoy one of fall’s best flavors.
6/26/2008
You'll love this recipe from William Woys Weaver for garlic scapes sauteed with tomatoes, white wine and sheep's milk cheese.
10/8/2009
How to roast green tomatoes to be eaten alone or to boost the flavor of other recipes.
5/23/2011
"Green" cleaning products are awash with misleading labels and false claims. Always look for a third-party certification to assure you're buying the healthiest, most environmentally friendly cleaners.
10/6/2011
Most conventional paints and coatings emit Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), which can contribute to poor indoor air quality as well as to smog. This overview includes a link to a product listing of healthier low-VOC, zero-VOC, and natural paints.
10/4/2010
I am especially concerned with the electricity hogs that keep us burning coal.
10/31/2008
Roasted pumpkin and squash seeds are a yummy, healthy treat. And it's easier than you think. Here's how to roast squash and pumpkin seeds in just four easy steps.
2/10/2013
The devil is in the details in a net zero energy home. Every single step in the design and construction of a home requires efforts to ensure airtightness. The top of the foundation is one detail that deserves special attention.
7/28/2011
Finally! Design experts and contractors say granite and marble have lost their luster. Find beautiful, natural alternatives to that and solutions to other common design mistakes, including dull color pallettes and overused water features.
5/13/2014
The hoophouse on our farm is filled with greens all winter long. It’s almost hard to switch gears for summer tomatoes.
3/11/2014
Creating a micro-climate is an essential tool for your survival and homesteading skills. Making the right micro-climate for your plants specific needs will not only help them survive, but thrive as well.
5/23/2012
Transitioning seedlings from indoor starts to outdoor plants
3/17/2012
Starting flats of seedlings begins this year's growing season.
10/16/2012
Join us in fighting the threat of GMOs: California's Right to Know (Prop 37) for GMO labeling leads the nation, and the Southern Exposure lawsuit against Monsanto continues to push through the courts. Plus, fall gardening can be easier than summer!
6/26/2011
How can someone who claims to be a 'modern homesteader' not have planted her garden by the end of June, you ask? Well, let me tell you...
8/7/2012
Giving your ornamental and vegetable garden a thorough cleaning in midsummer not only leaves the landscape looking better, but can help prevent damage from diseases and pests by removing the conditions in which they thrive.
9/21/2011
How-To Build a Hoop House; a collection of resources for growers.
7/7/2011
A simple, practical and easy option for priming seasonal water systems.
12/30/2013
Wintertime for a farmer is full of projects and planning.
6/10/2014
Summer is about fresh, beautiful, and flavourful. Fresh produce, and oh yes, a yummy recipe for devilled eggs.
1/9/2013
HOMEGROWN Life blogger Dyan recalls how the seasons affected her childhood and how they guide her activities now on her Maine dairy farm.
7/8/2009
Try this refreshing herbal lemonade recipe.
9/11/2009
We received more than 900 responses to a recent poll about flu shots, and we want to know: Are you getting a flu shot this year, and why or why not? Plus, share your tips for staying flu-free, flu vaccine or no.
10/7/2008
This great recipe offers a new way to enjoy pumpkin.
11/18/2008
Vegetarians and vegans can enjoy an excellent meatless Thanksgiving dinner. Check out these great vegetarian and vegan recipes and websites.
4/8/2010
Restaurants in the United Kingdom can be evaluated and accredited based on choices such as purchasing ethical meat and dairy products, choosing fair trade coffee, monitoring energy use, supporting community charities and serving tap water.
1/6/2011
Simran Sethi describes the choices she made for her eco-friendly kitchen remodel.
10/9/2008
Organic Valley's new Pasture Butter is a standout among cultured butters and organic food products. This is one of the few products available today that respects Mother Nature by paying attention to the seasons, not to mention the needs of our food-producing animal friends.
3/30/2011
As farmers markets open across the country, here are 10 good reasons to get out and support your local farmers. (The freshest seasonal food is just a part of it.)
11/28/2007
Bruschetta, the classic Italian appetizer, brings out the best of a few basic ingredients: tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, basil and fresh bread.
6/7/2012
Harvesting abundance in the early spring.
11/6/2008
Try doing something different this winter by growing mushrooms. It's entertaining, and it provides you with an edible treat!
11/26/2008
Happy Thanksgiving! Want a new vegan dessert to serve at Thanksgiving? Try the Vegan Pumpkin Pecan Pie from the Web site Care2 Inc.
6/29/2011
Steve shares an approach he installed at a friend's place for easing the burden of priming seasonal water systems
11/17/2008
Roasting is the best way to cook winter root vegetables, because dry heat coaxes out and concentrates flavors. Use this simple method and fool-proof tips to bring out the best in  parsnips, carrots, rutabagas and other root vegetables.
1/7/2013
We dipped candles from our hive's beeswax to celebrate winter. Candlemaking is a nice seasonal craft. Here’s how we did it, plus some tips to get you started.
8/30/2010
Simran Sethi enjoys the fruits of late summer at a local farm dinner.


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