Ogden Publications, Natural Home’s publisher, is now a certified B Corporation, using its clout to solve social and environmental problems.
B Corps are serious about using business to make the world a better place. Look for the B Corp logo to ensure you're purchasing from a company that cares.
Bed bugs are taking over America. You can prevent them naturally.
This week a friend sent me a link to an article in The Oregonian that rocked my world. "OSU's new wood glue has muscle inspired by mussels" tells of Oregon State University professor Kaichang Li's invention, an soy-based adhesive that can be used as a safe replacement for formaldehyde-based glues in plywood and particleboard.
Barter markets--great big swap meets where you can trade what you don't want for things that you do--have become commonplace in Spain and are spreading throughout Europe. This video shows why we may want to start those over here.
Every time you take out your wallet, you have an opportunity to change lives or support causes you believe in. Here's how to vote with your wallet.
Protect birds and wildlife by putting a bib on the cat.
Bulk food sales rose 15 percent in 2009 and are expected to keep growing through 2010. That will keep a lot of packing out of the landfill.
Learn to make delicious, hearty, from-scratch, whole-grain hamburger buns with this easy recipe.
The Boulder, Colorado, green-building program will get a makeover for its second year.
Blume Distillation debuts appropriate-scale biofuel distillation equipment that will allow farmers, entrepreneurs, municipalities and communities to produce their own alcohol fuel from a variety of readily available fuel stock sources.
These three health-food bars by Barre comprise of nutritious (and delicious) superfoods. Made with the dancer in mind, these bars are perfect for anyone needing an extra boost of energy while keeping the calorie-count down.
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews natural lip balm from Bubble and Bee Organic.
Mike Benziger, founder and winemaker at Benziger Family Winery in Glen Ellen, California, answers five questions about his 2010 Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma County.
Bee balm tea is difficult to come across, but has an array of health benefits.
Mike Benziger, founder and winemaker at Benziger Family Winery in Glen Ellen, California, answers five questions about his 2007 Signaterra Three Blocks Red.
Thanks to the practice of bluing, optical brighteners can be found in a variety of household products. Find out what optical brighteners are and how these chemicals may be affecting your health.
The borage plant (Borago officinalis) is a tall herb with hairy foliage, blue starshaped flowers and many useful properties. Whether you use it for healthy, tasty greens, a medicinal herb or a companion plant for your strawberries and tomatoes, you’ll be happy you planted borage.
Architect and land planner Helena van Vliet incorporates biophilic design principles into her renovated house to create a home connected to nature.
Summit Chemical’s Mosquito Bits naturally kill fungus gnats using the biological control BTI.
Spelt Right Baking creates bagels, artisan breads and pizza dough using spelt, an ancient and nutritious grain.