Yes, we are here!

At MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we have been educating folks about the benefits of self-reliance for 50 years. That includes researching and sourcing the best books and products to help individuals master the skills they need in times like these and beyond. Our online store is open and we are here to answer any questions you might have. Our customer service staff is available Monday through Friday from 8a.m.-5p.m. CDT. We can be reached at 1-800-234-3368 or by email. Stay safe!


4 Ways to Give Gifts Sustainably


| 12/11/2019 9:58:00 AM


Whether you have the time to make gifts by hand or you want to shop online, these 4 ways can make everyone happy this holiday season, including mother nature, by going more sustainable with our gifts. 

homemade gifts

Homemade Gifts

By using less waste, packaging, and natural ingredients, homemade gifts are not only thoughtful but can be eco-friendly too. Consider re-purposing fabric scraps, old plates, pieces of lumber, and hat boxes to recreate new homemade ones!

This idea list from Shutterfly has 57 homemade gift ideas including homemade salsa, custom cutting board, dyed handkerchiefs, and teacup candles.

eco gift



100+ Eco Gift Ideas

Even the savviest green gift givers will likely purchase some of their gifts online this holiday season.



Subscribe Today - Pay Now & Save 64% Off the Cover Price

50 Years of Money-Saving Tips!

Mother Earth NewsAt MOTHER EARTH NEWS for 50 years and counting, we are dedicated to conserving our planet's natural resources while helping you conserve your financial resources. You'll find tips for slashing heating bills, growing fresh, natural produce at home, and more. That's why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing through our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. By paying with a credit card, you save an additional $5 and get 6 issues of MOTHER EARTH NEWS for only $12.95 (USA only).

You may also use the Bill Me option and pay $17.95 for 6 issues.

Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
International Subscribers - Click Here
Canadian subscriptions: 1 year (includes postage & GST).


Facebook Pinterest Instagram YouTube Twitter flipboard

Free Product Information Classifieds Newsletters


click me