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The Mahali Project

Saturday, July 26th, 2014:

“The Mahali Project was our first project that utilized the earthbag building technique. Its Located in the Eastern Region of Ghana near the Township of Akosombo on a beautiful site set on the banks of the Volta River with Mountain Views and just a short canoe ride away from Ghana’s Hydroelectric Dam.  Read more from > The Mahali Project

Clay is the Way

Friday, July 25th, 2014:

“Hello and welcome, my name’s Alan Middleton. I live in the area of Powys, Wales. I love building and working with natural materials i.e. Straw Bales, Light Straw Wattle and Daub, Cob, Earthen Plasters and Natural Clay Plaster Finishes.  Read more from > Clay is the Way

Low Impact Living Intiative

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014:

“LILI was founded in 2001 by two members of Redfield Community. The community itself was founded in 1978, and in 2001 had solar hot water, compost loos, straw-bale buildings, organic gardens, orchards, soft fruit, bees, sheep, chickens, natural paints, lime, wood stoves, and one member was experimenting with making biodiesel from waste cooking oil.  Read more from > Low Impact Living Intiative