When I bake cookies, they look like pancakes. I need to adjust the recipe for a higher altitude, but I’m not sure how. I need your help!
Of our daily water use, 75 percent is consumed in the bathroom. Changing our habits can cut back on our use. Natural Home editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence advises on how to save water and energy in the bathroom.
Natural Home editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence discusses a new Princeton University study that demonstrates that high fructose corn syrup causes obesity.
Hammocks and High Tea designer and founder Karen Young describes the creative process and the steps it takes to create a sustainable home decor line.
After a year with her family spent in a high-performance home, one blogger shares the joys of living in a home that offers low utility bills, energy independence, comfort, lasting memories and much more.
There are myriad perks to turning your home into a net-zero living space. Learn how to find energy independence with these high-performance home tips.
Phosphate levels in soda have risen dramatically in the last 20 years, and new research finds that too much phosphate intake can quicken the aging process and shave years off our lives.
Tea towels are the perfect accessory to add life to your kitchen. Wipe your hands on them, or hang them up as décor. Hammocks & High Tea's collection of tea towels features global prints in rich colors.
David Salman encourages gardeners to fertilize in fall when root growth is most active and winter fertilizing imperative.
In Belfast Cohousing and Ecovillage, high-performance houses experience much more comfortable temperatures with little electric output.
To boost the indoor air quality of new homes, turn to these two common, energy-efficient ventilation strategies.
Find winter comfort in a high-performance house. With a heat recovery ventilation system you can more-efficiently heat your home.
Living in a high-efficiency home can be a bit of an adjustment. Follow these four expert tips to make the transition go more smoothly.
From Colorado to California, these green ski resorts are some of the most environmentally focused ski resorts in the U.S.
The Corn Refiners Association is lobbying the Food and Drug Administration to change the name of high-fructose corn syrup on food labels to corn sugar.
California rolls from supermarket sushi counters contain high fructose corn syrup. You don't have to look hard to find this information; it's listed right on the package!
Made with soy wax and 100% essential oils, Hammocks & High Tea’s new candles are housed in reusable gold textured ceramic containers and offered in three scents.
Super energy-efficient homeowner Sarah Lozanova answers some of the most common questions she has received from friends and family about her high-performance house.
Architect and Passive House consultant Mark Miller explores high-performance windows, a key element in reaching the Passive House standard.
Consuming too much sodium can lead to high blood pressure and heart disease, yet most Americans consume more than the recommended amount. Reduce your sodium intake with these seven simple steps.
Two to five times more polluted than outdoor air, our indoor air quality is worsening. Embrace these five healthful practices for cleaner air.
Sodas cause abnormal weight gain and are laced with unpleasant ingredients like brominated vegetable oil and BPA. Need a reason to stop drinking soda? We’ll give you six.
Loaded with vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants, asparagus offers a lot more than a tasty side dish. Check out these health benefits of asparagus!
Packed with antioxidants and other important nutrients, beets offer a lot of benefits for our hearts, brain and overall health. Just check out these six health benefits of beets!