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The Green Life: Green Your DIY: Now You're Cookin'

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July 11, 2011

Green Your DIY: Now You're Cookin'

Solar oven Whether you're a habitual tinkerer, an aspiring homesteader, or a hands-on parent in search of activities to fill a child's summer vacation, we've got you covered. This week we'll provide tips, ideas, and resources for green do-it yourself projects.

Tip #1: Construct a Solar Oven

Heat wave got you down? Look on the bright side — now you can harness those hot rays to cook dinner. Build a simple solar oven from a recycled cardboard box with these instructions from the Daily Green. Want to build an oven with more flair? The Solar Cooking Archive provides plans for dozens of different models and a great list of recipes.

Tell us: Have you built a solar oven?

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