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A (Very) Short History of Earthbag Building  RSS feed

 
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This video is an excerpt from the instructional video,"Dirt Simple: Earthbag Building Made Easy," that I'll finish at some point when I have time. Early next year, I'm going to publish my next book, "Building a Sustainable Life." It tells the story of our off-grid homesteading and natural building adventure and gives a step by step of the building methods we've developed over the past decade. For info on upcoming workshops and tours, please visit sustainablelifeschool.com.

 
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Will you include any information on how well earthbag construction works in the type of underground houses developed by Mike Oehler?  Or how they work in the North East areas such as Washington or Idaho?  
 
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@Jed Younger - I read the Underground House book many years ago. I live in a partially bermed earthbag house and have a mostly buried root cellar made of earthbags. Because of their strength and ability to resist moisture, they are ideal for underground applications. The strongest shape for a buried or bermed structure is round.
 
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Morgan,
Visited your site and think I ordered the video of your upcoming workshop. I seem to be stuck in a loop on the home page so can't tell if the order went through or not.  I'm dedicated to going off grid and using earth to build with so your workshop information will be useful. I'm looking forward to getting it.
 
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@Jed Younger - I went on my site and the order didn't go through. Click this for the direct link: video pre-purchase. Don't forget to put in code 20off at checkout for an additional 20% off - takes it down to under $12. Thank you sir!
 
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It went through this time. Thanks.
 
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