Fix-It Fair

Fix-It Fair

We live in a consumer society. When something breaks, we are far more likely than our ancestors to just get a new one. We also have manufacturers who’ve created “planned obsolescence” where they actually create items that are less durable or work to create new features in that next phone that comes out, making our […]

I’ve Been to “Away”

I’ve Been to “Away”

We  push our trash out to the curb once a week and when we get home we pull the empty bins back into our yards to begin another round. If we are conscious, we recycle, whether that be at curbside or our closest recycling station. We buy and collect stuff, then push it out to the […]

Kailash Ecovillage Tour

Kailash Ecovillage Tour

Eight years ago, Ole and Matri Ersson wanted to create a unique co-housing community that did not require residents to be homeowners. They wanted it to be rentals, so no one was excluded. They now have 2 acres with room for 55 residents in the apartments, dorms and the passive home on their property. Ole and Matri continue to reside in, […]

Plastic & Food

Plastic & Food

Practical ways to reduce the use of plastic in your kitchen.