Housing Solutions

Renewable Energy Trends

In years past, renewable energy trends were followed mainly by ‘off ‘-the-grid’ folks and a few forward thinkers…. with money.  But thanks to improved technologies, lower prices and the abundance of positive media spreading information about these proven options, an unprecedented surge of awareness and positive action, with conservation, energy use and production, is occurring in […] Find out more

Live Christmas Trees

If healthy rich soil serves as the digestive system of the planet then, trees are the lungs. They play a major role in absorbing carbon dioxide, filtering air pollution and making oxygen. Trees help control erosion and support healthy soil, which sequesters even more CO2. But how often do you/we go out and plant a […] Find out more

Neighborhood Gardens

  As the saying goes, history does sometimes repeat itself.  When it comes to the production of food, the new trend is an old one: Growing local.  An increasing number of citizens are reaping the benefits of producing food in neighborhood and community gardens.  It’s a conscious effort by many to consume less industrially grown […] Find out more

Zeri-Sustainable Future

Don’t give up hope!  Despite the barrage of unwelcome environmental news, there is a way to perceive our world and our place in the biosphere with fresh eyes.  Deep reverence for nature, economic opportunity and a sustainable future are possible!   ZERI, standing for Zero Emissions Research & Initiatives, is a design methodology based on nature’s […] Find out more

Cold Frames

  It’s no secret that grocery store food prices are on the rise, the quality of industrial produce is often low and that home-grown food can save energy, money and promote natural health. Like our ancestors, citizens across America are relearning how to garden in city and country backyards, creating local harvests for themselves and […] Find out more