Minimal Home Building Journey

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Guided by principles of sustainability, minimalism, and simplicity, Chris Korrow, organic farmer / author, and filmmaker, and his wife Christy, who works in publishing from home, built their energy-efficient 900 sq ft minimal home for just over $100 a sq. ft. in the island community of Langley, Washington.

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LILIPOH Winter 2017 Issue

86CoverSm.jpgWelcome to 2017, a chance for a fresh new start—and time to get to work. Politically, environmentally, and socially, more and more is being asked of us.

I found myself with renewed hope as we re-grouped post-election and I conversed with our publisher, Claus Sproll about where and how LILIPOH needs to stand socially and politically in context of the new US administration. One of his comments inspired me—we need to examine what we stand for—we need to be for something.  LILIPOH Winter 2017 Issue

LILIPOH Fall 2016 Issue

85CoverSm.jpgPolitics crept its way into our last issue, and we know we lost at least one subscriber who took the time to write to us and let us know she was not happy that we seemed to be taking a political side. Of course our editorial team did not take an official position on the election, and I don’t think we need to pretend that our little magazine could influence things on that level. But it’s good to be clear that virtually no topic, including politics, is off the editorial table. As part of our work to change ourselves and our communities, we often need to name names and take sides.  LILIPOH Fall 2016 Issue