fastcoexist.com - About the author Adele Peters is a staff writer at Fast Company who focuses on solutions to some of the world's largest problems, from climate change to homelessness. Previously, she worked with GOOD, BioLite, and the Sustainable Products and Solutions program at UC Berkeley. More
Hoverboards are so 1989. Now it's about hovertrees. Your houseplants may hang, droop, cling to window light, and bring a little life to your house, but it's a sure bet none of them hover. That's why the
Since I had a nervous breakdown, nothing has lifted my spirits more, or has made me feel saner, than my garden January is the time of year when, for us gardeners, a small ray of hope breaks through the
Before our favorite fruits, nuts, spices, and veggies are harvested and distributed around the world for our culinary enjoyment, they often look astonishingly different from what we're used to seeing.
Wandering the stands within the London Art Fair, which has returned to the British capital for its 28th edition this January, consistently delivers an eye-opening experience. As usual, the show features
Artist Gemma Arnal Jeric (of LaliBlue) crafts jewelry for those who want to retain a sense of childlike wonder. Using classic fairy tales as inspiration, the designer lets her imagination run wild as aims
Tristan da Cunha, which can only be reached by a week-long boat trip from South Africa, needs help to become more self-sufficient The world’s most remote inhabited island is searching for a British farmer
Many of us have bemoaned the lack of cold, frosty mornings this winter. Few gardens look more spectacular than when decorated with a hoar frost. However, as a cold front is upon us this weekend, our prayers
Hidden at the back of your kitchen cupboard, that old box of chamomile tea contains thousands of seeds Gardening can be expensive. Even if you side-step the ready-grown plants at the garden centre and
Claire Ptak of London's Violet Bakery gives us a crash-course in just-sweet-enough desserts that won't leave you sugar crashing. Claire Ptak may bake for a living, but she's anything but a sugar fanatic.