Paula Rau’s only lived in her Staunton house for a short time—since fall 2010. But the century-old home embodies many more years of history than that. There was the house’s original incarnation, a single-family Victorian in the city’s oldest neighborhood, Newtown, which blankets a series of steep hills just west of downtown. Then there was […]
Even if no one will miss it, an urban tree deserves to be replaced.
Kassia Arbabi on the challenges of riding a bike all winter.
Where good habits once reigned, sloth had taken over.
A simple local blog records the seasons, creatively.
Two workshops this week reveal the no-trash lifestyle of local Rose Brown.
More fond memories of sustainable living in the year that was.
Half a dozen favorite memories of sustainability from this old year.
How much power are you willing to use for outdoor lights?
Should individual people be forced to safeguard the environment, at risk to their own bank accounts?
Shopping for a rug proves an exercise in toxin management.
New territory, good treats and cooler days make a hen feel happy.
Why drink from one cup when you could drink from two?
Can we really adjust our expectations for our houses?
Cooking at home can prevent a mountain of garbage.
What does Wall Street have to do with the environment?
The house can be clean and kid-friendly all at once.
Kathy Kildea of Market Central blogs about the canning memories that inspire this year’s swap.