Vol. 10 Nbr. 7, August 2009
- Let's surpass sustainability setbacks.
- Counting carbon: NLJ staff and Green Home Experts Board members set out to determine if simple carbon footprint calculators can help us live more sustainably and to find out their own carbon calculations.
- No grid needed.
- Simplify, share, sustain: Adriel McIntyre helps you find and bring others happiness by saying goodbye to all that stuff.
- More than sustainable agriculture: Sarah Brinker dishes the dirt on permaculture.
- Saving medicinal plants: Mieko Flynn shares how the United Plant Savers and its local chapter are working to sustain the lives of healing herbs.
- Confused about yoga? Yogini Cathy Woods helps clear things up.
- Can you can? Of course you can! Dr. Elizabeth Pavka looks at the nutritional aspects of preserving vegetables at home.
- Looking for agricultural action: Ruth Gonzalez explores how this year's SEE Expo addresses local food production.
- All-in-one sustainable suds: curious if you can really use Dr. Bronner's all those ways? Mary Anne Bennick turns soap sleuth and checks it out.
- Low-impact means eco-friendly effects: the NLJ Green Home Experts Board takes a look at new low-impact development Davenport Park and steps inside one of its finished homes.
- Pocketsize sewing kit: Joti Marra helps you create a container with simple solutions to everyday setbacks.
- Building a backyard oven: Christina Ott and Aviva explain that you can bake your own pizza just outside your back door.
- Conquering composting: Rosetta Star breaks down which kitchen scraps are perfect for the compost bin and which ones still have a little life left in them.
- Free acupuncture for veterans offered.
- MHO breaks ground on new mixed-use building.
- WNCA wins innovation award.
- Ned Ryan Doyle: SEEs a sustainable future.