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The Ojai Foundation

Friday, May 30th, 2014:

“Last week in California, my partner and I visited The Ojai Foundation and found a great source of inspiration for the type of service we eventually hope to provide. Most notably, the Foundation combines lessons about sustainable living with experiences that foster the development of the human spirit.”  Read more from > The Ojai Foundation

Green Technology Education Center

Monday, February 28th, 2011:

One of the most progressive high school vocational programs that I’ve heard of is on the campus of Taos High School in Taos, New Mexico. Students get a solid background in general building skills (general carpentry, blueprint reading, AutoCAD, green business), but they also get more advanced and more specialized training in green building, solar, […]  Read more from > Green Technology Education Center

East Coast Earthbag Workshops

Saturday, January 22nd, 2011:

This is very good news for those who live on the east coast. Patti Stouter, now one of the knowledgeable leaders in earthbag, is offering $50 one day courses in New York. She’s been an enormous help on projects in Haiti and on my book, and has my full support. The text below is from […]  Read more from > East Coast Earthbag Workshops

Earthbag Workshop News

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010:

Here’s a quick update on our latest workshop with participants from the Philippines who are planning an eco-resort. It was a great workshop and a great group. We built two demonstration structures: a square corner and a partial dome. In addition to practicing each step of construction, this schedule gave us ample time for whiteboard […]  Read more from > Earthbag Workshop News