The sustainability of one’s home depends as much (if not more) on its location as on how the house is built. If you’re looking to buy land or to buy (or rent) a house, consider the following sustainability criteria when comparing property locations.
Check out the Hunger Site to give 1.1 cups of food to the hungry.
Each year, the success rate for hens hatching and raising chicks at Rancho Cappuccino contines to increase, and it seems there's more than luck at play. Read about watching natural selection in action on the farm.
DiggersList is giving away wildflower seeds to anyone who posts something for sale on its site, and Re-Nest just came out with an awesome guide to buying, selling and swapping stuff online. Spring cleaning just got easier!
Just so you don't think it's all fun and games living out here in the country....
I had no idea putting dirt in a box was this difficult.
This hen catches her rooster off-guard in the summer season.
Take a look at these mouth-watering berries perfect for summer picking.
The MOTHER EARTH NEWS Pickin' Chicken app has expanded its content to include more breed photos and profiles, along with additional search functions, to help you find the chicken breed you need.
Our selection of a house, downsizing and getting the home built.
Our good and bad decisions on selecting a dealer and a wood stove.
A ladybug reminds us to pause, take a look around, and appreciate our surroundings.
HOMEGROWN Life blogger Rachel shares the basics of landscape design.
Where we find a wealth of information for projects and enjoyable reading.
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.