Charity Spotlight: Living Goods

Learn how Living Goods fights diseases in developing countries and encourages economies through micro entrepreneurs.

Charity Spotlight: LIFT

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.

Charity Spotlight: Farm Sanctuary

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.

3 Vegan Comfort Food Recipes

With fall here, try these vegan versions of classic comfort foods: nachos, sloppy Joes and Swedish meatballs from Hilary’s Eat Well.

Heading to the Mother Earth News Fair

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.

7 Eco-Friendly Gifts Under $40

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.

EWG’s Online Guide to Healthy Cleaning

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.

Update on Nursery Renovations

In this update on nursery renovations, Jessica shares her progress on re-wiring, installing windows, insulation and new drywall.

Green Festival Seattle!

Jessica invites readers to visit her at the upcoming Green Festival in Seattle and the Mother Earth News Fair in Puyallup, Washington.

Herbs at the Mother Earth News Fair

The Herb Companion magazine recently attended the first ever Mother Earth News Fair. We hope you can come visit us at the next one!

A Greener Earth Day

Editorial intern Amanda Thompson takes a step-by-step look at her daily activities to see just how environmentally friendly she really is.

Mother Earth News Radio: Making Chai

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. 

Earthkeepers Inspire Environmental Change

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.  

Today is Earth Overshoot Day

Natural Home editorial intern Kirsten Hudson explains the environmental significance of September 25, 2009, which is Earth Overshoot Day.

Styling Tools: Pure Heat Tools Wet-to-Dry Flat Iron

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.

Golden Earth Chakra Oils

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.