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
VOTE on Green Halloween Costume Winners!

VOTE on Green Halloween Costume Winners!

We hope you had a fun Halloween, and we want to say thanks to all of our crafty readers who sent in images of their cute home-made kids costumes. We were overwhelmed with great entries and were really

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Inhabitots Green Halloween Contest!

Inhabitots Green Halloween Contest!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! If you were reading the site last week you might have spotted our Green Halloween Contest. We’re giving away a slew of great prizes to the best Green Halloween costume, best Green

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COSTUME STUDIO: Buy a Costume, Save a Life

COSTUME STUDIO: Buy a Costume, Save a Life

For the past couple weeks, we’ve been encouraging you all to get creative and DIY with your Halloween costumes this year. However, we recognize that many people don’t have the time to sit down

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ANNOUNCING… Inhabitots Baby Tees!

ANNOUNCING… Inhabitots Baby Tees!

$20.00 – Organic Owl Baby Tee (3-6 mos) $20.00 – Organic Owl Baby Tee (6-12 mos) $20.00 – Organic Owl Baby Tee (12-18 mos) $20.00 – Organic Owl Baby Tee (18-24 mos) Drumroll

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ORGANIC NURSING GEAR FROM MOTHERWEAR

ORGANIC NURSING GEAR FROM MOTHERWEAR

Breastfeeding is inherently environmentally friendly. Because of its popularity amongst the eco healthy yoga crowd, it blows my mind that it is so difficult to find organic nursing wear. Why do we need

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BREASTFEEDING: Healthy, Eco-friendly & Economical

BREASTFEEDING: Healthy, Eco-friendly & Economical

When it comes to feeding your baby, breastfeeding is quite obviously the most eco-friendly choice. It is free, generates no waste, is a renewable resource, and requires no energy to produce (except of

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GREEN HALLOWEEN IDEA: Speesees Organic Critter Coats

GREEN HALLOWEEN IDEA: Speesees Organic Critter Coats

Searching for that perfect Halloween outfit for your wee one, but just can’t bring yourself to spend money on a silly store-bought pumpkin outfit that will only be worn once? Look no further than

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INHABITOTS GREEN HALLOWEEN CONTEST!

INHABITOTS GREEN HALLOWEEN CONTEST!

Calling all creative, eco-minded Inhabitots! Halloween is one of our favorite holidays, and there are lots of ways to tread lightly on the earth this Hallows Eve with a little ingenuity and crafty

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INHABITOTS REVIEW: Our Favorite Baby Carriers

INHABITOTS REVIEW: Our Favorite Baby Carriers

When a new baby is born, it seems as if life as you know it will never truly be the same. Gone are the days of heading out on the town, or even shuffling around your house, without your precious cargo in

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OEUF Eco-Friendly Convertible Kids Furniture

OEUF Eco-Friendly Convertible Kids Furniture

If you are looking for stylish, contemporary, environmentally-friendly furniture for your nursery, look no further than Oeuf. This Brooklyn-based husband and wife design duo – named after the French

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GDIAPERS: We Review the Planet’s First Flushable Diaper

GDIAPERS: We Review the Planet’s First Flushable Diaper

You might have heard the frightening statistic that disposable diapers are the third largest consumer item in landfills and make up about 4% of all solid waste. While most of us want to be as

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GLIDE TWISTTOGETHER LEGO LED LAMPS

GLIDE TWISTTOGETHER LEGO LED LAMPS

Everyone knows that building blocks make fun educational toys for children, but what if block-toys like Legos could extend their life beyond just playtime and provide household use value as well?

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Organic washcloth puppet pals by Under the Nile

Organic washcloth puppet pals by Under the Nile

Make baby bathtime more fun and eco-friendly with these adorable organic cotton wash mitt critters from Under the Nile. What better way to entice a reluctant baby into the bath than with a talkie froggie

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Organic Swaddleme by Kiddopotamus

Organic Swaddleme by Kiddopotamus

Any parent of a newborn understands the crucial concept of ‘swaddling’. Small babies like to be wrapped up like little burritos, because it harkens back to the snug and cozy fit that they

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ECO NIGHTLIGHT: Moon Jar Solar Powered Lamp

ECO NIGHTLIGHT: Moon Jar Solar Powered Lamp

As the proud mama of a nightowl newborn, I’ve suddenly found myself spending more time awake during the night than the day. Nightlights weren’t on my baby gear list, but they should have been.

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The Eames Eco Chic Modern Rocker

The Eames Eco Chic Modern Rocker

Every mom knows that a good rocking chair is essential for breastfeeding. But how to find one that is chic, eco-friendly, and won’t break the bank? And as I stare down the barrel of impending

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Anthropomorphic Eco Adiri Bottles

Anthropomorphic Eco Adiri Bottles

The designers of the compellingly sleek (and undeniably boob-like) Adiri Baby Bottle make no bones about taking their design inspiration from the human form. And this makes perfect sense really when it

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Eco-friendly & Economical Maternity Wear

Eco-friendly & Economical Maternity Wear

Or How to Get Through Your Pregnancy Without Having to Purchase ‘Maternity’ Clothes Although pregnancy is an exciting time in any mom-to-be’s life, the day-to-day logistics can often be

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