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Home + Garden

Home is among the most profound and multifaceted elements of life, from the way roots to a particular place contribute to one’s identity, to the idea of being at ease or feeling “at home” in another place or culture, to the physical structure, the dwelling itself that one occupies.

As everything from economic to food systems continue evolving, matador looks at both innovators in our home countries, as well as tips gleaned while traveling, about how we can make our homes more comfortable, more sustainable, and our gardens productive.

Home + Garden Articles

5 US cities you should move to if you’re smart and poor

by Katka Lapelosová

The paper route is not dead (in Carroll, Iowa)

by Katka Lapelosová

12 reasons to buy a CSA this summer

by Emma Thieme

Considering a move? Ask yourself these 9 questions

by Emma Thieme

Thinking of moving to NYC? Check out this infographic first

by Katka Lapelosová

The definition of simple living: Winter in a remote mountain yurt [vid]

by Brian Lewis

Plan your next ‘move’ with this map of US migration patterns

by Katka Lapelosová

Forget your tree: The best Christmas decorations go on chocolate

by Matt Hershberger

The hidden meaning of olive dust

by Aleksandra Hogendorf

24 rooms in 330 square feet in this Hong Kong apartment [vid]

by Austin Yoder

How to build a house for free

by Ryan Libre

On ending up in an obscure corner of France

by Dale Roche

30 spectacular examples of terraced agriculture [PICs]

by Hal Amen

DIY videos: 50 projects for home and travel

by Hal Amen

A guide to living in a tiny house

by Tammy Strobel

How to turn a 1959 Airstream into a design studio [VID]

by Candice Walsh

Survival kit for moving away

by Angelica Arbulu

How to make your own sunscreen

by Anne Merritt
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