Jill Fehrenbacher

Jill is the founder and publisher of Inhabitots.com and Inhabitat.com and a green designer living in New York City. She created Inhabitots.com in the summer of 2008 as she prepared for the arrival of her first baby. She is an avid idealist, modern design junkie and believes firmly that becoming a parent doesn't have to mean sacrificing style or ideals. Follow Jill on Twitter @jillfehr
Jill Fehrenbacher
HABA Dream Meadow: A Dreamy Green Play Gym for Babies

HABA Dream Meadow: A Dreamy Green Play Gym for Babies

As the mother of a 5 month old, I recently found myself doing in-depth research to try to find a cute, classy and eco-friendly play gymboree to give my little one a safe and stimulating space in which to

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Make Sure Your Carpets Are Green-Cleaned!

Make Sure Your Carpets Are Green-Cleaned!

I recently contributed to an article for Fit Pregnancy Magazine about safe and healthy flooring for eco-friendly nurseries, and I was quite shocked about what a little bit of research yielded regarding

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WHAT’S YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION?

WHAT’S YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION?

The new year is a time to look towards the future while reflecting upon the past, and we love how the cherished tradition of making resolutions can focus the present towards a brighter tomorrow. Now that

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INHABITOTS NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FOR 2009

INHABITOTS NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FOR 2009

HAPPY NEW YEAR! So the ball has dropped, the champaign has been popped, and today we embark upon a brand new year! As Barack Obama takes office and a whole new political era begins, it is clear that 2009

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READER’S CHOICE Top Ten Stories of 2008

READER’S CHOICE Top Ten Stories of 2008

THE VOTES ARE IN! Yesterday we listed the most popular Inhabitots stories of 2008 (according to traffic and comments), and asked you to weigh in and vote for your favorite story. Well, the votes are

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TOP TEN MOST POPULAR STORIES OF 2008

TOP TEN MOST POPULAR STORIES OF 2008

2008 has been a good year for Inhabitots. After all, it’s the year this bouncing eco baby blog was born! Inhabitots is still very new, but in the five months we’ve been around, we have covered

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HOW TO: Green Your Christmas Tree!

HOW TO: Green Your Christmas Tree!

Christmas trees are one of the most enjoyable traditions of the holiday season, and there are lots of easy ways to go green with your Christmas tree: from using living potted Christmas trees, to recycled

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM INHABITOTS!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM INHABITOTS!

Jill & her Inhabitot Baby Petey with their cardboard eco tree

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VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE ECO GINGERBREAD HOUSE!

VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE ECO GINGERBREAD HOUSE!

This year we’ve been floored by the eco gingerbread-building madness that is engulfing the green design circles. We’ve been so thoroughly impressed with the wealth of architecturally-inspired

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Kids in Malawi Make Their Own Toys Out Of Junk!

Kids in Malawi Make Their Own Toys Out Of Junk!

toy car made from an old milk carton Sometimes we need a little reminder of how fortunate we all are. If you are reading this post and have enough money to buy your kids new toys this Christmas, now is a

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ECO CUTEY FELTED STINGRAYS

ECO CUTEY FELTED STINGRAYS

Move over boring teddy bears and bunnies! There’s a unique new eco-friendly plush toy on the block and its the cutest thing ever. Say hello to the Felted Sting Ray, a hand-crafted critter that is

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Crocheted Bear Ears Take Winter by Storm!

Crocheted Bear Ears Take Winter by Storm!

Every time I spot a baby out and about in my NYC neighborhood, that tot is sporting some type of fuzzy animal ears in the form of a cap or hood. So I’m guessing its not just me who is smitten with

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GREEN GIFT GUIDE: Eco Gifts for Tots

GREEN GIFT GUIDE: Eco Gifts for Tots

It’s the children in our lives who will inherit this planet from us, and as grownups, its our duty to keep it clean and green for their future. Kids naturally gravitate towards environmental

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GREAT GREEN TEE GIVEAWAY!

GREAT GREEN TEE GIVEAWAY!

This is our Inhabitots Green Owl T-shirt. Cute, right? If you like our cutey-cute eco-friendly owl kids shirt, now is a great chance to pick one up FOR FREE for your wee one – as we are giving away

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Eco-friendly Handpump Penguin Night Light!

Eco-friendly Handpump Penguin Night Light!

What’s black and yellow and green all over? Why the hand-pump penguin flashlight of course! We recently spotted this adorable eco-friendly flashlight on Babygadget, and we were super excited to read

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MOTRIN BASHES BABYWEARING?

MOTRIN BASHES BABYWEARING?

Here’s something I never thought I’d be writing about on Inhabitots…..I just spotted my favorite brand of pain reliever bashing babywearing in a totally thoughtless and tone-deaf

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Take Our Survey and You Could Win a Free Diaper Bag!

Take Our Survey and You Could Win a Free Diaper Bag!

Inhabitots recently celebrated its 3 month birthday, and now that we’ve been publishing for a little while, we want to get a sense of who is reading this blog. If you have a minute (and if

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ANNOUNCING…The Green Halloween Winners

ANNOUNCING…The Green Halloween Winners

Drumroll please…. And now the moment you’ve all been waiting for: the announcement of the winners of our Inhabitots Green Halloween Contest! We had a ton of really great creative entries this

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