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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

Tiny Houses Infographic

Thursday, August 28th, 2014:

“Less Is More: The Tiny House Movement The tiny house trend is on the rise with more and more individuals, couples, and families choosing to trade in space for simplicity. And from college grads to retirees the appeal of a miniature home spans the ages. Shrinking square footage not only cuts down on chores — […]  Read more from > Tiny Houses Infographic