Give Young Nepalis the Chance to Take Back Their Own Country

“Stand on a Kathmandu street corner and meet the smartest, most talented young men and women you’ll ever run into, all determined to get their country back on its feet after a catastrophic earthquake. Hike into the mountains and meet … Continue reading →

Earthbag Workshop at Bottom Leaf

“Bottom Leaf will be hosting our first official earthbag building workshop on May 6 – 8th at our community property one hour north of Asheville, NC. Participants can arrive Friday afternoon, if they wish to camp, or on Saturday by … Continue reading →

Insulated Earthbag/Geotextile Basement Walls

This article describes a low cost method of building insulated basement walls without concrete, using geotextiles. Typical basement walls are expensive and use large amounts of concrete, a major contributor to global climate change. Concrete basement walls are typically built … Continue reading →