Revive a feeling of ritual at your dinner table by summoning the family with a dinner gong made of reclaimed materials.
Some of Natural Home’s favorite paint and wallcovering companies get pretty in pink.
Paneer is a traditional Indian cheese that is versatile, easy to make at home, and requires no special equipment or ingredients.
These pancakes are tasty and decadent for a frosty fall morning.
Natural Home editorial intern Susan Melgren shares several lines of eco-friendly bathing suits that won’t break your bank.
Derma e Scar Gel helps naturally reduce the appearance of old and new scars, stretch marks and minor burns.
The Windfall reclaimed wood engineered panels are Douglas Fir and Hemlock Fir raw material harvested from demolition sites in the Pacific Northwest, and given new life as decorative panels for interior design.
Covering an area about the size of California with solar panels would provide enough power to handle the world's needs.
For a zero-waste kitchen, learn how to reduce food waste with these tips from guest blogger Letitia Star.
Choose organic cotton tampons, pads and panty liners from Organyc for a healthy, eco-friendly period.
As tough economic times hit the renewable energy industry, unsold solar panels are collecting dust in warehouses in many parts of the country. But in Gainesville, Florida, homes, buildings and schools are glittering with brand new panels, installed after the city passed a feed-in tariff law, requiring the power company to buy renewable energy from local producers.
According to new research, American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) may lower fatigue in cancer patients.
Pyreneese Lavender with Cardamom body lotion is one of Pangea Organics' body and hand lotion that moisturizes your skin without leaving an oily residue.
Pangea Organics Hand and Body Lotion goes on smoothly, leaves hands moisturized and comes in four unusual scents.
Try these intriguing Mashed Potato Pancakes next time you have leftovers to use up!
Jessica shares a vegetarian trend she's noticed everywhere lately: Pan-Fried Veggie Cakes!
Unlock the powers of antioxidant-rich tomatoes by checking out these many health benefits of tomatoes.
After a wildfire destroyed their off-the-grid compound in Colorado, Betty and Rolland rebuilt—better than before—following Rolland’s creed: no plywood, no plastic and nothing that smells bad when it burns. The wildlife around their home approve.
Adding solar panels can increase a home's resale value by as much as $17,000, a new Lawrence Berkeley Lab report finds.
Try guest blogger Jennifer Robins coconut flour pancakes recipe for a breakfast treat that is gluten-free, dairy-free and sugar-free!
The Mother Earth Living editors pick their top five favorite natural lip balms.
Dan and Karen Cripes made a few big upfront investments—including solar panels and a geothermal system—when they built their home in Round Rock, Texas. Now they're reaping the rewards with nearly nonexistent utility bills and a home they love.
These seasoned off-the-grid veterans have found that hefty batteries make for a happy home.
When Paula and Matt learned that running a utility line to their rural Vermont home would cost the same as buying solar panels, they never hesitated. Now they're living the good life, off the grid.
Last October, President Obama filled us all with hope when he announced he would install solar panels on the White House by this spring. The panels haven't materialized, and the White House isn't talking. Call Obama and find out what's up.
Summer's here, but the solar panels that President Obama promised to install on the White House this spring aren't. Today the administration announced that it's still working out the details. We'll just have to wait.
Willis Tower in Chicago, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, gets new windows that could generate up to 2 megawatts of solar power.
The Obama administration announced yesterday that it will place solar panels and a solar hot water heater on the White House roof by spring 2011.
Natural Home guest blogger John Patrick explains why he and his wife, guest blogger Rebecca Selove, designed their sustainable Tennessee farmhouse for passive solar gain and a 5.17-kilowatt photovoltaic system. John and Rebecca are building their sustainable Tennessee farmhouse home to LEED Platinum standards.
My home is going nearly 100 percent solar thanks to a local solar leasing program.
A wonderful, whimsical Austin eco-remodel is the playful expression of two highly creative minds.
Kate and Jeff are building their off-the-grid dream near Taos, New Mexico. As they build themselves a small straw bale house and make do with a few solar panels, they're realizing how little they really need.
For less than the cost of an SUV, a Michigan couple rehabbed their historic home to include solar panels and a geothermal system. The 110-year-old house now produces more energy than it needs.
A California couple is hitting the road in a greened-up Airstream to share and gather lessons on living sustainbly.
When a fire destroyed their home and office near San Luis Obispo, Ken Haggard and Polly Cooper seized the opportunity to build the off-the-grid straw bale home of their dreams. Their comfortable compound now houses two other families as well.
Ken Ruck wants to build a fully self-sustaining earthship on New York's Lower East Side.