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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

Can you wire your AC to run off your solar system? Let’s find out.

by Emma Thieme

This is what it’s like to spend 2 Canadian winters in a van

by Emma Thieme

WATCH: this couple shares what it was like to transition from an apartment to a campervan

by Emma Thieme

10 reasons why you shouldn’t date a Mexican man

by Trisha Velarmino

Infographic: 50 ways to help the environment from home

by Alice Latham

12 reasons to buy a CSA this summer

by Emma Thieme

How to make your Christmas greener

by Neha

Why rich people in Austria want to live in housing projects

by Denise Hruby

20 signs you were born and raised in Lithuania

by Milda Ratkelyte

This pro surfer lives out of a 20-foot self-sustaining yurt

by Alice Latham

Here are the hottest hipster neighborhoods in the US

by Yahoo! Travel

How I threw (almost) everything away when I moved to Japan — and don’t regret it

by Louise Hung

12 ways you know you’re a local in Oneonta, NY

by Jeromy Slaby

11 American habits I lost when I moved to Thailand

by Casey O'Connell

12 things everyone from New Mexico has to explain to out-of-towners

by Jim O'Donnell

You know you’re from Albuquerque when…

by Nick Pachelli

16 signs you were born and raised in New Mexico

by Emma Gibson

12 signs you were born and raised in the Midwest

by Matador Community
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