Strawbale Getaway – Crestone, Colorado

“This strawbale home was designed to relate to the surrounding environment and serve as a welcoming retreat for friends and family. The multinational owners, wanted to uphold the inherent character of the majestic site – located at the cusp of … Continue reading →

Colorado: Off-Gridders Forced back on the Grid, Camping on own land Illegal

“It’s something we’ve reported on many times in the past – government agencies trying to regulate Off-Grid living out of existence. Throughout the country, local zoning officials have made it impossible for people to go off the grid, in many … Continue reading →

Zen Ranch: A Colorado Straw Bale Home

After living in a tipi on his 42 acres for a year, Thedo Remmelink wanted an east-facing entrance and rounded corners on the home he built. Builder John Randolph used local wood and stone and straw bales from the nearby … Continue reading →