Learn how Living Goods fights diseases in developing countries and encourages economies through micro entrepreneurs.
45 million Americans live below the poverty line. Learn what LIFT is doing to help those in financial crisis escape poverty and achieve professional and financial goals.
Find earth-friendly, health-conscious and luxurious gift ideas for yourself or your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day.
Discover which ingredients to avoid and which to look for when selecting toothpastes, and learn about some of the top natural toothpaste brands currently on the market.
Help eliminate food insecurity in America by donating your time or money this holiday season.
Farm Sanctuary raises social awareness about the abuses suffered by animals raised on industrial farms and fights for their protection. Learn more about this organization and how you can help.
Join our efforts and help water.org bring safe, clean water to communities across the globe.
Earth Day, which started as a grassroots environmental awareness movement, is now celebrating its 45th anniversary.
Ditch that extra-large tub of heavily buttered popcorn from your local movie theater for one of these delicious, nutritious natural popcorn products.
With fall here, try these vegan versions of classic comfort foods: nachos, sloppy Joes and Swedish meatballs from Hilary’s Eat Well.
The upcoming Seven Springs, Pennsylvania, Mother Earth News Fair promises hundreds of presentations on sustainable, self-reliant living; dozens of animals on display; delicious food; and tons of fun.
These five effective and useful products are among my top picks for a healthy, natural baby.
In need of an earth-conscious gift that won’t put a dent in your wallet? Check out these seven eco-friendly gifts—all under $40.
Paula’s Choice introduces its Earth Sourced collection—a line of natural and vegan skin-care products.
In an effort to help consumers find safer products, the Environmental Working Group has created an online guide that rates more than 2,000 household cleaners for safety of ingredients and disclosure of contents.
In this update on nursery renovations, Jessica shares her progress on re-wiring, installing windows, insulation and new drywall.
Take the guesswork out of planting with the new ZIP-code tailored When to Plant app from Mother Earth News magazine.
A Tulikivi soapstone fireplace and cook stove complement the off-grid lifestyle of a Montana man and his Earthship home.
Use these five excellent resources for help planning a productive, healthy, money-saving vegetable garden this spring.
Jessica visits the 890-acre farm belonging to the nonprofit Seed Savers Exchange, the largest nongovernmental seed bank in the U.S. and a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving our nations heirloom seeds and biodiversity.
Tomato-growing enthusiasts can now grow tomatoes in any climate - indoors, with all of the taste of home garden summertime tomatoes.
An amazing, off-the-grid Welsh hobbit house was built in less than four months and for less than $5,000.
Learn more about two conferences that could open your mind to the world of herbal medicine.
In its ongoing search for sources of high-quality botanicals, the organic spice experts at Frontier Natural Products Co-op™ recently established a working partnership with tea growers in South Africa.
Editor in Chief K.C. Compton interviews some experts who are spreading the word on herbs.
The Lemon Verbena Lady has a wonderful harvest of lemon verbena leaves to use in cooking and crafts. She has also discovered a new pest that may be trying to harm her favorite herb.
The Herb Channeler gets in gear to preserve the herbal harvest for the fall and winter months. Get ideas to freeze, dry and preserve your herbs as well as bring them indoors.
RSVP for the Bee-a-thon on July 16 to learn about the role of bees in our lives and what we can do about the challenges they face today.
Jessica reports about all the fun and wonderful information at the Mother Earth News Fair in Puyallup, Washington.
Going to be in the Seattle area the first weekend in June? Then join us at the Mother Earth News Fair, a fun, family-friend event focused on sustainability.
Jessica invites readers to visit her at the upcoming Green Festival in Seattle and the Mother Earth News Fair in Puyallup, Washington.
In honor of Earth Day, the Cork Forest Conservation Alliance has teamed up with Anthropologie to create unique window display art made from recycled corks.
The Herb Companion magazine recently attended the first ever Mother Earth News Fair. We hope you can come visit us at the next one!
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.
Editorial intern Amanda Thompson takes a step-by-step look at her daily activities to see just how environmentally friendly she really is.
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.
I offer instructions on how to make a very basic pasta.
The weather outside may be frightful, but it’s a delightful time to curl up with a stack of gardening books and begin planning next season’s harvest.
In an effort to inspire others to participate in environmental and social activism, The Timberland Company named Wyclef Jean, a Grammy-award winning musician and humanitarian, one of its seven Earthkeepers Heroes.
Natural Home editorial intern Kirsten Hudson explains the environmental significance of September 25, 2009, which is Earth Overshoot Day.
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews the newest styling tools from Pure Heat Tools. The Pure Heat Tools Wet-to-Dry Flat Iron is lightweight, made of recycled materials and is minimally packaged in recycled cardboard.
Blogger Laurie Dickson is blogging from the Living Future "unconference" in Portland, Oregon, this weekend. Living Future is devoted to promoting innovative green design that focuses on real solutions for real planetary problems.
A few herbal lessons from The Urban Herbalist.
Everyone needs balance in life. Whether or not scent plays a role in keeping you calm and balanced is up to each individual, but when I get a whiff of Golden Earth chakra oils, I feel relaxed.
Assistant editor Kim Wallace offers simple tips for greening your Black Friday.
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews natural lip balm made from Earth Sisters Herbals. The natural lip balm is made from beeswax, shea butter, avocado oil, vitamin e and soy oil.