Perhaps you’re getting ready to build your earthbag house and would like an extra hand (or 5-6!).  At the same time, there are quite a few people looking for hands-on learning opportunities.  Communities have utilized barn raisings and similar events for many years.  Now it’s easy to promote your project and get the help you need using workshop calendars and bulletin boards on the Internet.  You simply post your announcement and people all over the world can learn about your project.

Here are the most popular sites for earthbag and natural building:
www.earthbagbuilding.com/bulletin.htm

www.naturalbuildingnetwork.org/calendar.htm

http://naturalhomes.org/learning-earthbag.htm

www.thelaststraw.org/calendar.html

www.greenhomebuilding.com/news_miscellany.htm

http://www.greenbuilder.com/calendar
(Note: This site is particularly useful, although there are occasional technical problems accessing the site.  Try entering the site from Google.  Do a search for sustainable building calendar.)

Also, do a Google search to locate regional groups such as Natural Builders Northeast: www.nbne.org/calendar.php.


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