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Top 10 Tiny House Books: Small House Designs

In recent years, with the mainstream success of Tumbleweed Tiny House Company, housing prices going through the roof, greater awareness of sustainable and ecological living issues, living in tiny homes has become an attractive option for increasing numbers of people.

December 27th

Awesome Books Document Folks Who Build Their Own Awesome Eco Homes

In preparation for building my own straw bale home, I have been spending a lot of time flipping through a few specific books for inspiration. Lloyd Kahn‘s series of titles, Shelter, Home Work, and Builders of the Pacific Coast (affiliate links) are three great books that document folks all over the globe who build their own […]

June 3rd

Green Business Blog Carnival #21

Ladies and gentleman, boys and girls, step right up… it’s time once again for the greatest show in the green business blogosphere: the Green Business Blog Carnival! Each week, green bloggers from around the Internets bring you some of the best green business content from the past seven days. Last week, our co-founder Triplepundit played […]

Green Business Blog Carnival #2

Welcome to (or welcome back to) the Green Business Blog Carnival, your weekly wrap-up of some of the most compelling content published on sustainable business. We’re proud to be co-sponsoring this traveling series of news, insight, and inspiration with our friends at Triplepundit (who got us started with the first edition of the carnival). Next […]

Ready for a Home Energy Audit? Why not do it yourself…

Watching the utility bills climb this summer? Ready to take control of your energy use? A home energy audit is a good first step towards figuring out how you use energy in your home, and prioritizing where you can start saving. Some utility companies offer auditing services; there are also private contractors that will do […]

Goat Song: Rediscovering Food by Raising Goats

Recently, I was fortunate to stumble upon a copy of Goat Song in my local library, a book that not only beautifully articulates the wonders of raising dairy goats, but more importantly than that, draws attention to the importance of living simply and closer to nature, and developing crucial relationships with our land and food […]

December 21st