Organic Produce and Your Budget

Not too many people would actually turn down organic fruits and vegetables, saying they would rather have the kind produced at factory farms and hosed down with pesticides. No, that’s not the issue. Price is. The most important fruits and vegetables to buy or grow organic are the most toxic ones, the Dirty Dozen.

By | 2017-03-10T05:04:46+00:00 October 2nd, 2010|Food & Cooking, Green Living, Nontoxic|

White Roofs?

You may have heard something about "white roofs" in the news, but you may not know how they can help our planet, or a maintenance budget. Most all of the commercial buildings in the world use black roofs. Because they are black, they soak up the sun's energy like a sponge.

By | 2013-11-02T22:47:36+00:00 December 8th, 2009|Green Building|

Greenhouse Kits

Establishing and utilizing a home greenhouse is an excellent way to save money on groceries, follow a healthier and more nutritious diet, conserve on energy, and help the environment at the same time. But greenhouses don’t grow on trees – they have to be built. Not all of us have a professional builder in the family, or the budget to hire a specialist.

By | 2017-09-26T10:46:35+00:00 November 5th, 2009|Green Building|