After learning how to make a compost tea brewer, I’ve been on the hunt for a large barrel…this jumped out at me on kajiji. The fellow selling them had two for $20 each. What a score. We will use the second one for other projects.
Our permablitz on Father’s Day weekend was AWESOME!
It was the most fun we’d had with our earthship journey since the days of hosting volunteers in 2009 and 2010. We had 23 workshop participants (and a handful of family and friends) join us for a two day install of our cold climate food production and edible … Read More →
Bring your Dad to our permablitz at The Darfield Eartshhip on June 14-15, 2014, Father’s Day weekend!
After nine months of planning we are getting closer and closer to our permabltiz. A month or so ago Javan Bernakevitch and Gord Heibert came up with the following initial design for several zones around the earthship.
It seems like only yesterday we were finishing the rocket stove in January … and now it is almost June!
As you might have guessed from the above picture we were in Vancouver for four days a week ago. We visited the aquarium and managed to go cycling around Stanley Park. Thank you Tom and Stephanie … Read More →
Over the last few days Katie, Stephen and Helen have been working on desigining and developing their own blog, with Chris’ help. Chris asked for one of them to volunteer to be the administrator and Helen was eager to step up. So she and Chris are primarily responsible for the look of the whole thing. … Read More →
I had the opportunity to work on the ultimate floor today; radiant heat, about 8″ thick, and on top of all that the floor is soft and springy.
I am talking, of course, about the floor in our barn … this floor is amazing! I guess I should say was amazing. We cleaned out the barn … Read More →