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When life hands you backyard chickens (yep, it's a trend), you make a lot of omelettes. But I'll skip on the roasted hen for now.
Five #greenreads to digest with five pounds of fun-size candy bars.
A family that has been fishing Alaska’s wild waters for three generations is now shipping sockeye salmon to the heart of brownstone Brooklyn. Can it help save Bristol Bay?
What’s it like caring for the oldest Dutch Colonial farmhouse in New York City? Quite frankly, it’s a pain the neck (but still pretty rad).
Our top picks: today's environmental news and best #greenreads.
What happens when you throw a raging Independence Day party at a house older than the nation itself? You think a lot about abundance, gardening, patriotic ghosts, and the irrevocable distance between now and then.
The average one-bedroom in New York City doesn't come with a museum, vegetable farm, and chicken coop, but this 300-year-old farmhouse will do just fine.
Mayor Bloomberg recently announced an ambitious composting pilot program for the Big Apple. Will New Yorkers be able to deal with rotting food waste on the sidewalk?
Five greenreads to keep an eye on, while the other eye scans the sky for crashing meteors.
To celebrate Valentine’s Day, I asked my boyfriend to accompany me on a trip to smell raw sewage. Aren’t I a catch?
Urban blackbirds speak up when their noisy human neighbors start making a ruckus (again).
Hurricane Sandy may present a teachable moment for climate change deniers, but the devil is in the details.
How do you keep people fed after hurricanes, heat waves, and droughts? Diversify. Diversify. Diversify.
As the floodwaters recede from Red Hook, Brooklyn, community support pours in.
The low-lying New York City neighborhood can't rely on IKEA for all its recovery needs as it faces future superstorms and rising seas.
The death toll rises, subway commuting resumes (sort of), and climate change basks in the spotlight (for now).