Category Archives: Sustainable Housing

Looking to the Past for Answers

As with most of my thoughts, I tend to focus on how to improve the health of the inhabitants of this planet and the actual Earth itself; I find no other goal as equally important. I also enjoy studying why … Continue reading

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Natural Building Workshops

-Hosted by Travel to Learn and Life Energy Awakenings Come learn through hands-on workshops how to build a cob structure from foundation to living roof. Cob is a combination of clay soil, sand, straw, and water. It’s basically adobe, but … Continue reading

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Earthen Lessons

Natural/Earthen building uses products that are not processed, are found locally, and can go back into the earth when the structure is no longer standing. Some common materials include wood, rocks, clay, sand, dirt, and lime. During my natural building … Continue reading

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After a Year

It’s now been a full year since I left my job as a teacher to learn more about sustainable living. Six months were spent working on organic farms – 4 months in northern New Mexico and 2 in Kauai. A … Continue reading

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