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The Modern Natural, The Red-kneck Hippy
The Modern Natural, The Red-kneck Hippy

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Clearing the way to a Homestead. Suggestions welcome!
Back in december we had to put the Earthbag construction to sleep for the winter. It was a little depressing that we didnt get the roof on, but its my own fault for starting the project so late in the season. None-the-less Im very proud and happy with how m...
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Earth to sky, Combining Cedar and Oregon grape for medicine.
Western Red cedar and Oregon Grape are too massive powerhouses of medicinal virtue. Combined together they offer a harmonious balance of immune system supports. Each has a long and rich history of medicinal use, while modern medicine is just catching up! We...
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The medicinal usefulness of Usnea
Also known as Old man's Beard or Beard Lichen, Usnea is the name for a group of various species of lichens in the genus Usnea. A lichen is a composite organism formed by an algae living within the structure of a fungal growth in a symbiotic relationship. Us...
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Earthbag walls: Check!
Really basking in the glory here. Feeling an enormous sense of pride as well as gratitude for all those who helped accomplish this goal. I feel very lucky that so many people were ready to come lend a hand in getting this done.   I have a whole new apprecia...
Earthbag walls: Check!
Earthbag walls: Check!
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Earthbags- How to and how not to create a window arch
Last weekend was a milestone of progress for many reasons. The process of laying bags took on an entirely new dimension as we came to the point of placing the bags over the window form to create arches. An arch directs the weight of a structure out and arou...
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What is Earthbag?
Methods, Technique, Pros and Cons " Earthbag construction is an inexpensive method to create
structures which are both strong and can be quickly built. It is a
natural building technique that evolved from historic military bunker
construction techniques ...
What is Earthbag?
What is Earthbag?
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Earthbags and 3D printing a house
In my  previous post I mentioned  the news of an emerging technology for earthbag building. Im really really, incredibly, PROFOUNDLY excited about a new innovation not only because of what it has to offer by way of drastcally increased building times but be...
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