What we’ve learned in 40-50 years building a house, gardening, raising chickens, and installing solar power? I’ve learned that self-sufficiency is not attainable. It’s like perfection — you never get there.
A great way to simplify your kitchen while making your home more sustainable is by using a smaller refrigerator. Here are some ideas to help make that happen.
Working with a contractor can be a long, drawn-out process that can negatively impact your wallet and the Earth. Here's how to speed it up.
These homeowners downsized their lives to inhabit hand-built spaces that are easier and cheaper to maintain.
Set up an outdoor fish tank to reduce your local mosquito population.
Features we added to our new home to protect it from severe storm damage.
Your bathroom is the room in your house that accounts for much of your home's water use. Here's how to combat that with green home improvements.
A short guide to earth (clay) plaster and the amazing things you can do with it.
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