While many indications point to house size shrinking in America, National Public Radio reports that the McMansion is far from dead.
I offer instructions on how to make a very basic pasta.
Check out my latest radio segment on Mother Earth News Radio with Andrea Ridout and Dan Lepinski. I share a bit of the history of chai including hints for making the perfect cup.
Mother Earth News Radio recently interviewed Jim May, the first person to bring Stevia rebaudioside into the United States. Stevia is known most for its naturally sweet leaves. Listen to the interview here.
Recent studies find that many public bathrooms contain soap dispensers with bacteria-infected soap.
Avoid germs by knowing which public places and objects, from public bathrooms to grocery stores, contain the highest number of germs.
There’s plenty you can do to protect yourself—inside your home and out—from the potential risks of electromagnetic fields and radiofrequency radiation.
A new report from the Natural Resources Defense council lists 25 national parks at risk from climate change.
July 19th is National Ice Cream Day, so celebrate with these delicious ice cream recipes.
The recent trend towards e-readers may cut back on environmental impact, but they also take away the tangible qualities of reading a book.
Don't let National Peach Month slip away before biting into this juicy fruit and all of its health benefits.
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory has invented an air conditioner, the DEVap, that’s up to 90 percent more efficient than traditional ACs.
Celebrate a technology-free Sabbath with a jug of organic wine, a loaf of homemade bread and handmade candles. Could you go 24 hours without your smartphone?
Researchers add another item to the long list of health problems caused my secondhand smoke.
Reading books from your local public library is a greener alternative to buying new books.
Deliciously cool off this summer with these naturally-sweetened chocolate ice cream toppings made with fair trade cocoa.
Celebrate the end of National Berry Month with this recipe for cod with bluberry-mango salsa. Sweet and spicy, this recipe is sure to become a summertime favorite!
Unused and expired medications are difficult to recycle. Participate in National Take-Back Day this Saturday for an easy, safe way to dispose of old pills.
Rishi Tea will be donating a portion of its sales from its Organic Unity Herbal Tea to the National Yoga Month organization.
Concerned about the U.S. Department of Agriculture's refusal to stop Monsanto? Here are four steps you can take now.
During National Ground Water Awareness Week next week, let's bring attention to what natural gas drilling is doing to our ground water supplies.
Don't be afraid of breads anymore, well at least whole-grain breads. A new study shows that whole-grain foods that are rich in fiber at may be beneficial to your health.
Sweet Bay is surprisingly easy to grow and offeres wonderfully spicy flavors to your kitchen.
Mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will stop accepting loans from the nationwide Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, which helps homeowners pay for the cost of energy-efficient retrofits.
Vitamin Water's false claims about its flu prevention powers may have resulted in a lawsuit.
A National Restaurant Association survey found that serving more local food tops chefs expected trends for 2012! Keep you home diet seasonal and local, too, with this vegetarian recipe featuring winter vegetables.
Architect and Passive House consultant Mark Miller details plans for a National Passive House Alliance in the U.S. and shares the activities of current regional Passive House alliances.
Sunday, July 18, is National Ice Cream Day. Celebrate by serving up a scoop of naturally sweet, organic and fair trade ice creams.
Natural Home editorial intern Kirsten Hudson describes how to make homemade ice cream and gives some organic ice cream recipes.
Check out this roundup of 10 favorite sustainable gifts for the gardeners on your list--all under $50!
The Lemon Verbena Lady shares more about her experience at the 100th RHS Chelsea Flower Show, a popular flower show in the United Kingdom. Here she discusses which of the Chelsea Flower Show gardens were her favorites.