I’ve had the pleasure to meet and train several hundred builders, architects and engineers in earthbag building techniques in Nepal. Even though I’ve been researching, working with and promoting earthbag building heavily since the Asian 2004 tsunami, it still amazes me how practical and efficient it is to build with earthbags. Here’s just a brief […] Read more from > Advantages Galore to Earthbag Building
“John from Growing Your Greens.com (one of the top YouTube gardening channels with over 248,000 subscribers) goes on a field trip to visit Dr. Bob Randall’s Permaculture Food Forest in suburban Houston, Texas. In this .28 acre lot Bob grows over 150 varieties of fruit trees, a raised bed vegetable garden and more. Read more from > Small Space Permaculture Food Forest Garden on 1/4 Acre Home Lot
“I recently had someone ask me why I’m choosing to be off the grid and self sufficient. I really have not talked about why I’im doing this in my videos. So I thought I would start from the beginning. This is my story. Thanks for watching everybody!” Read more from > Why I’m Going Off Grid and Becoming Self Sufficient – My Story!!
Society presents a false dichotomy for how to house ourselves: either go deeply in debt for 20-30 years for a mortgage-financed conventional home or be trapped in an endless cycle of renting. But there are lots of other options. Read more from > False Housing Dichotomy
“The continent hosts so many pioneers who are looking for other living ways. We are out to meet some of them in Quebec. Starting with the inhabitants of the Bay eco-village, who invented a straw building technique which is heard of in Europe event and beyond, too: the GREB technique. Behind those initials there is […] Read more from > The Bay Eco-village, from straw to resilience
Just for fun I did a search for the phrase “natural building” on Google, which is the world’s #1 search engine by far. The Wiki entry came up number one (as is often the case). Our Natural Building Blog is listed number two. Obviously we’ve come a long way over the last few years. Read more from > Natural Building Blog — Number 2 on Google