Seasoning a cast iron skillet might seem daunting, but it's a simple task that will reward you with a great kitchen tool.
Shelter Publications’ new book has all manner of roaming, tiny dwellings to spark your inner wanderlust.
Anyone who spends prolonged periods of time sitting, regardless of their overall activity level, is at risk for the dangers associated with sedentary lifestyles.
This blog teaches readers how to make homemade Greek-style yogurt.
From the outset, Earthineer was built to support and promote sustainability and homesteading as a lifestyle choice. Every feature we have planned has that goal in mind. What we have now is the foundation that we'll build off of.
Riches sometimes come from natural resources - not always connected with dollar signs.
A short description of why we prefer small city living over large city living.
Solar drying experiences in 2012, including tomato varieties Principe Borghese and Long Tom.
Set up a washing station in your garden. Rinse your veggies there, saving the water for the garden and keeping your kitchen clean.
Learn how to use less energy canning tomato products.
Learn about using the Piteba to press your own homegrown oil.
A wedding using homegrown and local food and no disposable items. Decorations were things already on hand. The ceremony took place in a field and the reception was in a barn...and there was love-lots of it!
Experiences getting started gardening in the 1970's and suggestions for beginning your own projects in 2012.
Eating only homegrown foods on the Fridays in Lent.
Ellington Handbags based out of Portland, Ore., makes eco-conscious, high-quality products and donates part of its proceeds to an environmental organization.
Thoughts on growing all your own food. How much space is required and other things to consider.
Our selection of a house, downsizing and getting the home built.
Bastyr University and Premera Blue Cross today announced the launch of an innovative pilot program aimed at preventing or reversing childhood obesity.
Alabama Chanin makes sumptuous fabrics from scraps, Mona Hoffman imagines the people she's crafting each lamp for as she makes it, and potter Shiho Kanzaki believes that attitude is everything. These are a few of my favorite wabi-sabi artists.
We can learn a lot from the Amish, who have passed down wisdom on living simply and celebrating community for generations.
Maddy Harland writes about principles that underpin our understanding and practical application of permaculture. She relates them to designing a green home and garden but also explains how permaculture can help us to create more sustainable lifestyle
Combine two of this hopeful season's symbols--herbs and eggs--in this simple project that celebrates spring.