The L.A. Times reports on the growing scientific evidence that carbohydrates -- not fat -- are more likely to be responsible for obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and the other ills of modern civilization. I've certainly …
A harvest dinner I hosted at Two Pony Gardens was made with 100% Minnesota ingredients, except salt -- hey, I did the best I could!
David Owen's New Yorker article about energy efficiency misses the point.
Ask Umbra gets personal and gives advice to a reader who has a “different level of commitment to sustainability” than her husband. What to do if you’re more eco-aware than the one you love? If …
As Christmas approaches, some like to shop and some decorate. Me, I crank up the cookie factory. Here are some of my personal favorites.
From California to China, Bill Clinton to Jonathan Franzen, Monsanto to BP, denial to death, here are the stories that mattered most this year.
Check out what kids say they would get Earth for Christmas. And find out how to win a signed copy of Kids Make It Better: A Write-in, Draw-in Journal.
Listen up, locavores: Many of us live by the same ecologically sound principles as you, not so we can "live intentionally," but because we're broke.
Our farm provides more than nutrition. We also have the land to thank for the toasty living room I now enjoy.