$5,000 Earthbag House in Senegal

“My name is Cheikh Pape Cissé, I am a former Peace Corps volunteer and now a community developer in Illinois. I first got interested in earthbag building in 2009 when I was researching ways to build a home for low … Continue reading →

Woven Earth

Vision of Woven Earth: A sustainable world of people interwoven with nature. Our mission is to foster community resilience and ecological balance through worldwide service-learning programs, which promote innovative regenerative design practices and integrate local wisdom. … Continue reading →

Sherpa’s Earthbag House, Himalayas

“Last year we completed an earthbag home for a Sherpa family in beautiful Chaurpatal village, Ramechhap district, Nepal. This year our technical team revisited the project and was happy to find the family is fully settled and happy with their … Continue reading →

Earthbag Earthship Videos and Workshop

“I’ve started doing youtube updates on our earthbag earthship on our youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxL6Ldw2ehVAnvv2mH75htQ. Also, we’re going to be having another workshop on building high-quality, low-cost structures (including earthbag buildings) on September 23rd and 24th at Bottom Leaf Intentional Community, … Continue reading →

Earthbag/Scoria Bag Building Online Workshop

I woke up the other day with a new idea for online training to help people build their own small sustainable homes. If five or more couples/households sign up for this training program then I could guide them through the … Continue reading →

5 Reasons We Love Earthbags

“Back in 2012, our co-founder Jamie sought to build a school in Malawi using conventional western building techniques. After lots of research, he soon discovered that this would prove too costly. It was then that he came across the earthbag … Continue reading →