Even apartment dwellers can grow a pot of chard and the beauty of a pot of chard is that it will provide food for months.
Author Jennifer Margulis talks about her new book The Business of Baby and offers up some sustainable alternatives to all that baby paraphernalia.
In The Great Mother's Day Giveaway the participating bloggers have assembled a great gift package that includes a diverse assortment of books, DVDs, jewelry, and a very cool gift certificate.
Changing how we do things - even just a little bit - can make a huge impact on our environment and the sustainability of this planet.
While there's always the risk of a disaster that could test our preparedness - and I do try to be prepared for that - I'm more concerned about filling our pantry with healthy food while it's in season, providing for ourselves instead of depending upon others to do so, and living in a more environmentally […] Read More
Crunchy kale salad is great as a side dish or light lunch. Bonus points if the kale comes from your garden!
If you haven't already heard, Google has announced that they're retiring Google Reader on July 1, 2013. But don't panic! There are other rss feed options - a lot of people are switching to Feedly - or you can get posts via email. To do that, simply put your email address in the form at […] Read More
By far, the most viewed post here at Attainable Sustainable has been the oatmeal in a jar method that appeared on Lifehacker. It's fast, it's warm, it's tasty. (Seriously, have you tried it?) Next time you near the end of a jar of your favorite homemade jelly, instead of clanging around the inside to get […] Read More
For years, municipalities have been adding chlorine to water supplies to make it safe for drinking. At a recent community event I learned that our municipal water provider has switched over to something called chloramine, and other municipalities are embracing chloramine as well. The difference is this: the chlorine in water will dissipate if you leave a container of water uncovered for a few hours. Chloramine cannot be removed from water by boiling, distilling, or by standing uncovered.
Take ten minutes to learn about genetic modification, the claims made by developers, and the potential hazards.