Helen Palmer

Helen Palmer

Recent Stories

Introducing the Elf

The ELF is a new invention, a pedal-powered tricycle that can also run on battery and solar power, designed to be a perfect little non-polluting vehicle for local trips.

Thermal Imaging

Pictures taken with a thermal camera let you see with your own eyes where heat is leaking out of walls and windows. It's a powerful spur to improve insulation and keep the storm windows closed.

Hand-Me-Down Tomatoes

They're beautiful, delicious, all sizes, shapes and colors, and celebrated in the new book "The Heirloom Tomato: From Garden to Table."

Going Solar

The sun gives us free energy. A lot of incentives and a little investment might enable you to tap its power and slash your electricity bill.

Hand-Me-Down Tomatoes

They're beautiful, delicious, all sizes, shapes and colors, and celebrated in the new book "The Heirloom Tomato: From Garden to Table."

Low-Carbon Diet

In the absence of a national policy, citizens are doing it themselves - taking action to cut their carbon footprint.

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