follow us:

Green Living - Green Building


Tread Lightly. Conserve Our Resources.

Get tips on minimizing your footprints. You'll find discussions on renewable energy, alternative transportation, green building, sustainable gardening, conscious financing, and recycle/reuse ideas.


Evolution of the Yurt

Posted: 01-21-2018 2:13 pm

These ingenious structures have endured for millennia! Learn about their history, and why they are still popular today.

Create a Bird Friendly Garden

Posted: 02-08-2017 5:57 pm

bird on branchWhy not make your garden more welcoming to birds, increasing your enjoyment – and theirs? Birds use garden plants all season long for feeding, bathing, sleeping and raising their young. By adding plants and garden features you can support our small feathered friends while enjoying four seasons of entertainment right in your own backyard!

ECOtherapy in the Garden - Nourish Mind, Body, Soul and Soil

Posted: 02-08-2017 5:32 pm

flowerGardening is like life. Sometimes it is the journey and not the destination that really stays close to our hearts with the passing of time. As human beings we are, and have been, meant to be caretakers. Tending to a plot of earth can open up doors to aspects of ourselves we never realized.

Northwest SEED Fuels a Healthy Future for All

Posted: 01-28-2017 11:29 am

solar panelWhile the price of solar PV has fallen 50% over the past 5 years, the upfront investment still poses a barrier to low-income communities. Northwest Sustainable Energy for Economic Development (Northwest SEED) is on the front lines, working to remove this and other challenges and close the green divide.

The Ecology and Philosophy of Place

Posted: 08-13-2015 7:04 pm

Blog0815_Place_sandcastle_thWhat does the term "sense of place" mean? What makes a location an authentic “place”? What turns a house into our "home"?

Page 1 of 6 pages.