Companion Planting: Comfrey & Paw Paw
Students, Mai and Ethan, explain the benefits of Companion Planting. Read more
Do You Need Town Permission for a Composting Toilet?
Global Warming: Never Heard of It
Good Talks Riding with My Kids
Gina and her sons of Northampton, MA go for a ride. More.
Greening Greenfield Ice cream Social and Kick-off
Greening Greenfield Campaign aims to create a more sustainable Greenfield, MA.
Grow Don’t Mow I
Piyali, of Shelburne Falls, describes her attempt to replace her unproductive and energy-guzzling lawn with a garden.
Grow Don’t Mow II: The Saga Continues
Piyali continues her battle against grass in an effort to change her lawn from an energy guzzler to an energy saver. Stay tuned for Parts III and IV! More Info.
Grow Don’t Mow III: Success!
Grow Don’t Mow IV: Catcher in the Rye
How We’re Goin’ Greener 2
More local heroes tell Carlyn how they’re lightening their footprint and saving money.
How We’re Goin’ Greener 3
An unusal but effective way to nourish houseplants without fertilizer. Plus, more tips from local heroes on how they’re helping the earth thrive.
How We’re Goin’ Greener 4
Al Siano, Town Councillor in Greenfield, wants us all to know how well a geothermal system heats and cools their house.
How We’re Goin’ Greener 1
Jonathan’s Scoop on Composting Toilets
Low Cost, Big Savings: Your Composting Toilet
Meet Rural Development, Inc.
Series Opening. Anne Perkins, Director of Homeownership Programs introduces the green mission of RDI & the master carpenters we’ll be following. More.
RDI & Fly Ash: A Green Surprise
Find out how this voluminous byproduct of coal-burning plants can be put to a green use and kept out of landfills.Read more
Ride Your Bike the Way You’d Drive Your Car
Gina and James of Northampton, MA talk bike safety. More.
Spread the Word
The Earth Thrives with your help, so spread the word about EarthThrives.com! More Info
Sweet Rewards: The Gas Money Jar
Beth and Garrett of Northampton, MA teach their children about the cost of using their car. More.
Taking Your Bike Makes a Big Difference
Chris Mason and James Lowenthal of Greenfield and Northampton, MA explain how to calculate the CO2 you save by riding your bike. More.
Ventilation: Key Ingredient for Composting Toilets
What’s In It for Me?