1801 Stone house tour, 18 ac, creek, old stone houses for sale in Kentucky

1801 Stone Estate house for sale – lots of history. Nicely secluded, 6/10 mile off main road. One of the oldest Stone homes West of the Alleghenies and certainly one of the oldest in Kentucky. … Continue reading →

Rice hull concrete for cool room insulation

UC Davis designed a CoolBot cool room (excellent project for homesteaders!) using rice hull concrete for insulation and a CoolBot controller to keep farm produce fresher. The cool room paid for itself the first year and even helped make a … Continue reading →

Strawbale Round House Showcases Every Natural Building Method Imaginable

Hassan’s round house– a structure still under construction– showcases just about every natural building technique you can imagine. His house is in the second year of building, but it’s future beauty is already visible even though it’s unfinished. This house … Continue reading →

Withyfield Cottage

Located on a working dairy farm on the edge of the South Downs National Park, this unique roundwood timber, straw bale and cedar shingle holiday cottage is the perfect spot to escape and unwind. … Continue reading →

Debt-Free Family Life in a Zero Waste, Plant Based Tiny House

For this young family, life in a tiny house is largely centred around a desire to live with a lighter footprint and do something good for the environment. … Continue reading →