Vol. 9 Nbr. 3, April 2008
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- From nasty nests to green possibilities.
- Renovate or rebuild: an eco-conscious homeowner's conundrum: green builders Robert Soens and Jody Guokas take a look at both sides of the puzzling problem.
- Greening WNC's MLS: area eco professionals are up for the task: Maggie Cramer shares how this group is working to make buying or selling your eco-friendly home as easy as possible.
- Is it really "Green" or just green washing? New Life Journal's Green Home Experts Board helps you spot signs--from exaggerations to falsehoods--a mile away.
- Your building envelope is signed, sealed and delivers, but ... Sam McLamb looks beyond the benefits of an energy-efficient building and examines what happens when indoor air stays indoors.
- The secret to no-pain and eco-friendly vegetable gardening: Robyn Cammer encourages you to say goodbye to the shovel and hello to no-dig methods.
- Breathe in ... easily: see what some plants here and essential oils there can do for your indoor air with Jackie Tripp.
- Do-it-yourself relaxation: Iliana Craig shares the secrets of spas so you can experience the sights, sounds and smells in your own home.
- The journey to peace: Emily Sullivan shares mendicant monk Claude AnShin Thomas' thoughts on peace and non-violence in our modern world.
- Area farmers'/tailgate markets.
- Ready, set, go! Head to the market for spring's bounty: Ruth Gonzalez gets us motivated to shake off winter's staples and move into the spring swing.
- The wisdom of taking a pause to plan: Troy Amastar of Mountain Voices Alliance finds that surrounding areas are embracing this wisdom and wonders when Buncombe County will, too.
- Adventures in green building: New Life Journal asked DIY green-home builder Maria Muscarella to share her family's story.
- Normal napkins go glam: the ladies of Cloth Fiber Workshop show you how to liven up your linens with embroidery.
- Q&A: BioBased Insulation.
- Deltec goes solar.
- Second moving box exchange created.
- Education grants help Asheville students learn about renewable energy.
- Go green with the choices on your plate: Rob Everett explores great green eats that reflect the arrival of spring.
- Bob Lantis: part scientist, part social activist.