Children’s lunches aren’t kept cool enough before lunch, leading to the possibility of food-borne illnesses.
In wake of slow federal action, Boulder, Colorado, parents make a grassroots push for healthy, nutritious school lunches.
Whole Foods has teamed up with Chef Ann Cooper to create The Lunch Box, an online resource that encourages schools to make meals healthy again.
Although I’m not a mother, I find myself worrying about my future children’s health. What are your children eating for lunch at their schools?
The fight against obsesity continues; the Dietary Guidelines for Americans unveiled its new dietary guidelines. Learn what the guidelines say and what that means for America.
This school year pack a healthy lunch with zero waste!
Try these recipes for homemade lunch staples, such as bread, deli meat and condiments.
Going green on your lunch break is an easy way to show Mother Nature you really care. Dani delves into the art of greening your afternoon eats.
The USGBC’s “50 for 50” green schools initiative aims to create a green schools caucus in every state legislature.
The Sierra Club’s top 100 greenest colleges and universities carve a clean energy future—students demand it.
Jessica talks about giving thanks and the Hanna's Lunchbox program, in which a family is donating half the value of their home to starving people in Africa.
Editorial intern Andrea Olsen finds environmentally friendly, recycled-paper notebooks that don’t scrimp on style.
Green your back to school shopping with Pentel’s Recycology line, featuring pens and pencils made from recycled plastic.
Natural Home editorial intern Samantha Schwartz searches for the greenest school supplies.
The Center for Health, Environment and Justice’s 2011 Back to School Guide to PVC-Free School Supplies helps parents find safer and affordable school supplies for their children.
See how one blogger made the decision to build a tiny house and her plans to build it herself.
Use leftover corned beef and Serata basil to make these Reuben Sandwiches.
The art of healing our bodies with herbs is a new fascination in Erin McIntosh's life. Learn more about her journey on the path to herbalism.
Use these herbs to relieve stress, increase energy and stimulate sleep this school year.
Building a tiny home from an old camper trailer brought a sense of community when family and friends pitched in to help.
Andrea Carrothers, a registered dietitian with Horizon, makers of organic milk and dairy products, has developed several new quick, calcium-rich recipes that make perfect after-school snacks.
Check out this roundup of 10 favorite sustainable gifts for the gardeners on your list--all under $50!