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Earthbag Permaculture Center in Romania

Saturday, September 13th, 2014:

Baza Ulmu permaculture centre from Resilience Images on Vimeo. “Video documentation of Wwoofing experience the county of Maramuresh, Romania. We travellled to Romania in the summer of 2013. Thanks to the wwoofing website (willing workers on organic farms) we were able to visit one of the first earthbag building sites in the country.  Read more from > Earthbag Permaculture Center in Romania

The Straw Bale Yurt Bible

Thursday, September 11th, 2014:

“I worked for a couple years ‘til I got lucky on a 160 acre State of Alaska homestead parcel and took up residence there on the Gerstle River in interior Alaska, 47 miles by road from Delta Junction. I cleared the 25%, built a cabin and lived there two years and proved up, while raising […]  Read more from > The Straw Bale Yurt Bible

Barn Earthbag Stem Wall

Monday, September 8th, 2014:

“A barn is probably the number one project we are going to try and accomplish this year. The pig pen and chicken coop we had built last year worked ok for our needs at the time, but we are going to need something a little more permanent.  Read more from > Barn Earthbag Stem Wall

Allan Savory’s Home in Zimbabwe

Thursday, September 4th, 2014:

“See how Allan Savory, and his wife Jody, live in Zimbabwe, in traditional thatch-roofed mud huts, entirely off-grid with solar cells, LED lanterns, and solar hot water heater. He also goes everywhere barefoot. He was born and raised in Zimbabwe and currently lives approximately half of the year at his traditional home at the Africa […]  Read more from > Allan Savory’s Home in Zimbabwe

Larry’s Earthbag House

Sunday, August 31st, 2014:

“Across the hill from my cabin live Larry and Lea Van Arsdale. They are building a BIG earthbag house thirty feet in diameter and thirty feet high! They started a year ago and are still working on it, but they’ve been living in it since last fall. So far it’s two stories high and they […]  Read more from > Larry’s Earthbag House