ARCATA- Joyce Plath welcomes strangers into her home each night.
“I’ve owned it since 1979. It was my family house for a very long time,” Plath said.
Last year Plath and a group of friends turned the 100-year-old Arcata house into Humboldt County’s first ever eco-hostel.
“An eco-hostel, or a guest house, is basically a place for people to stay but it uses environmentally...