Posted by Liz Cadman on Jan 15, 2013 in Blog, Subscription Box Reviews, The Homegrown Collective | Tags: eco-friendly| 76 commentsThe Homegrown Collective Review – Eco Friendly Green Subscription Boxes – Plus Giveaway! The Homegrown Collective is a new subscription service that sends you eco-friendly packages every month that help you make your home greener and more self-sufficient. AND The Homegrown Collective is offering a free box to one lucky reader (details at end of post).The Box: The Homegrown CollectiveThe Cost: $39 a month plus $9 shipping (Free shipping and free month with annual subscription)COUPON CODE: Save 10% on 3,6, or 12 month subscriptions with coupon code G9C255B0019K9The Products: Green products and projects that allow you to be more self-sufficient. Norpro Strainer – Value $7Swing Top Glass Bottle – Value $10Both of these items are included to make homemade Kefir Soda! Mason Jar – Value $2Cultures for Health Water Kefir Grains – Value $5I didn’t know how easy it was to make dairy-free Kefir – in fact I didn’t I even know there was dairy-free Kefir! Grow Your Own Mushroom Garden – $29.95I’ve seen these before in a few magazines, and I have been pretty curious – so I’m excited to try growing mushrooms. I also like that these mushrooms are pretty user-friendly – I’m not much of a green thumb!Oregon Dried Mushrooms (3) – Value $12 totalThese dried mushrooms were paired with these recipe cards:I’ve never used dried mushrooms before, but I love the idea of having them on hand in the pantry – plus these recipes look easy and delicious!The box also came with information on the projects and instructions.Verdict: I think The Homegrown Collective is an exciting new subscription box – it pushes me out of my comfort zone a little (making my own kefir soda and growing my own mushrooms) but I like it!January’s upcoming box is Home Remedies and Cure Alls – perfect for this flu season. Want to win the box? Enter the giveaway below!a Rafflecopter giveaway Written by Liz CadmanLiz is the founder of My Subscription Addiction. She’s been hooked on subscription boxes since 2011 thanks to Birchbox, and she now subscribes to over 50 boxes. Her favorites include POPSUGAR Must Have, and any box that features natural beauty products!All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.