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Why everyone is flocking to the idea of raising backyard chickens.
Lower equipment costs and innovative new projects are starting to make headway into the mainstream energy mix.
Each spring, along with the arrival of birds and buds, come piles and piles of firewood, and Danielle French has to stack it just so – or else.
Giving Hope to the Hardship of an Ontario Winter
How to build, use and enjoy your own home root cellar
The cordless drill has emerged to become one of the most versatile and valued tools you can own—no matter where you live.
Oil? Wood? Electricity? Geothermal? Gas? Pellets? Propane? Ideas on choosing the lesser of the evils when considering home-heating options.
An eco-friendly home welcomes the outdoors in
Years ago, geothermal was all the rage. So why haven’t more homes adopted it? Harrowsmith explores.
A hotbed of green initiatives, Perth, Ontario, attracts eco-conscious homeowners with PerthWorks, a sustainable urbanism pilot project. The catch? The houses are built in collaboration with Algonquin College students.