Find out whether a wood pellet stove is right for you, and discover the best stove to buy.
Here are your options for sealing a woodstove.
Woodstoves can have indoor or outdoor air supplies depending on factors and requirements for the building.
Woodstove sweepstakes winner Ken Newman plans to use his new Vermont Bun Baker to heat both his home and his meals. The Bake, Crackle and Broil Giveaway, sponsored by MOTHER EARTH NEWS, awarded the $3,400 woodstove to Newman earlier this summer.
Cam loves growing his own heat!
A blog about the joys of wood heat that covers comfort, energy savings, ecology and history of the trees and sustainable harvesting
The Warm Heart of an Iraq War Vet’s Washington Log Home
Heating with wood in a cast iron stove.
On a snowy winter morning, the kitchen table becomes the grand cathedral of a home. It is the place of family, song, wood fires, community and love as we wait for spring.
Springtime happiness can be measured by the sweetness of your strawberry patch.
Whether you have a small grove of trees or acres of woods, this manual will guide you through the right methods to care for and sustain your land.
When Woods End Labs recently tested biodegradable plastics and found that most aren't compostable under home compost conditions, one reader (known as Eco-Oxo) wrote that Oxo biodegradable bags aren't designed to biodegrade under compost conditions. Woods End Labs is following up, taking the reader's suggestion and testing Oxo under the conditions Eco-Oxo recommends. This is Part 1 of the new test, where you can follow along and see how Oxo fares under different conditions.
Do you have a woodstove or pellet stove at home? We’d like to hear more about your experiences with woodstoves and any tips you may have for heating with wood.
How to keep your livestock warm and your life full on chilly winter days.
Check out the Kimberly stove, an energy efficient, small space wood cookstove.
Elmira Stove Works offers distinctive, superior quality appliances with its innovative line of Fireview cookstoves.
The basics of using a woodstove to heat your home.
The best way to start a fire in your woodstove.
Making Music on the Front Porch ... let's define what the musical Front Porch is.
A first look at the newest vegetable crops in the garden before the CSA harvests begin.
Jennifer Ford of Bees of the Woods Apiary explains how to prevent, identify and stop robbing in the beeyard.
Ilene Freedman and her family reshaped their Chanukah tradition to feature family activities instead of presents.
After only a few nights with a wood stove in the tipi, I've become happily addicted to warmth I have to work for.
To satisfy today's home buyer, a developer of million-dollar luxury homes in New York is offering smaller, more affordable houses--more anecdotal evidence that the McMansion is dying.
How a born and bred city boy came to leave Detroit, start a Tennessee homestead with his wife, and blog about it here.
Learn how to pinch back basil tops for a particularly bushy plant, then make delicious pesto with your harvest.
Steve explains how one practical guy invented a way to burn pellets efficiently without an expensive pellet stove
Steve Maxwell, Canada’s Handiest Man, provides tips on splitting firewood for home heating via woodstoves or fireplaces.
How to make candles you can really light from the peel of Clementine oranges. A wintertime craft...just oil and an orange peel!
A travel log of our family's mission to find local food sources on our trip to Puerto Rico.
Cooking meals on a vacation can be easy. Bring some essential items with you and enjoy homecooking, on vacation.
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.