Nature & Environment

Explore how sustainability creates a connection between our communities and the natural world that sustains us.

Get Food Smart TN Launched at TRC

By Tennessee Department of Environment

A new statewide initiative, Get Food Smart TN, was launched at the 28th Annual Recycling Coalition Conference, in Franklin, Tenn.

An Ecotourism Mini-Stop in Ann Arbor, Michigan

By John D. Ivanko, Inn Serendipity

With rolling farmlands an easy bicycle trip out of town, the Huron River meandering through downtown, and a vibrant arts scene, Ann Arbor beckons an ecotraveler who doesn’t require wilderness to be in nature. And for many ecotravelers, cultural attractions and activities are as important as natural ones.

A Conversation with Permaculturist and Mythologist Willi Paul

By Willi Paul,

Interview with permaculturist and mythologist Willi Paul of


5 Questions for Claudia Lucero

By Claudia Lucero

Learn more about MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR speaker Claudia Lucero.

Environmentally Festive: The ‘Beloved’ Way to Mitigate the Environmental Impact of Festivals

By Luke Maguire Armstrong

From the millions of plane tickets bought to attend festivals, to the emissions from millions cars, to all the human and non-organic waste produced from a summer’s worth of festivals, how do you consciously plan or consciously attend a festival without comprising your commitments to Mother Earth?

5 Questions for Sandor Katz

By Sandor Katz

Learn more about MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR speaker Sandor Katz.

Dealing With House and Garden Pests

By Anna Twitto

Dealing with house and garden pests in natural ways.