Written by: Jessie Golem
This week, we updated the green roof demo at EcoHouse with some Sedums! A green roof or living roof is a roof of a… 372 more words
Written by: Ashley Keenan
Every now and again things happen unexpectedly that can provide surprise opportunities for environmentalism in daily life.
This lesson was quickly learned by Green Venture’s Garden Coordinator Julia Shulist when preparing to launch the Riverdale Community Garden Project. 644 more words
The growing consciousness on promoting environmental sustainability in modern construction has inspired a lot of innovations. In the recent USGBC green construction conference that was held in San Francisco, a lot of green building concepts were showcased to the over 30,000 participants. 310 more words
We often want to plant things in the spring and summer. If you love growing your own food but don’t have enough outdoor garden space, there many easy vegetables to grow in containers, including tomatoes, cucumbers, rosemary, oregano, and almost anything else you’d normally grow in a garden. 303 more words
In this picture, I imagine that days like these will soon enough return. They will be warm, green, nourishing. In them too, I claim a living room, a living space for “tending,” for emptying out and filling myself up again with deep, deep breaths. 42 more words