In September my alma mater, Carleton University, sent a photographer to chronicle the earthship and a writer followed up a few weeks later to fill in the blanks.
Ironically, I didn’t get a copy. I’m not sure why as I’ve been receiving the magazine for years now. I suspect that the magazine is released in waves … Read More →
If you are an earthship enthusiast in Canada you have probably noticed over the last few years that there seem to be more and more earthships in this country. I try to keep my finger on the pulse of earthship builds and I can tell you that it is definitely true…to the tune of 50 … Read More →
With life so busy I’ve been resorting to self-defeating lists. My Burkholder side LOVES lists and the Hatton side loves buying Christmas reindeer slippers. It’s a conundrum. Chris’ lists are all in his head and sometimes they overwhelm him. He likes to talk about the things putting pressure on us while I like to make … Read More →
At some point we will begin posting more regularly, but for now we feel just guilty enough to post updates occasionally.
This spring and summer was an exercise in patience as we slowly tackled the last remaining items on our building permit. We had some options on some of the items and some interesting discussions about how … Read More →
We’ve just spent our first night as a family in the earthship a few nights ago. It has been a crazy, exhausting eight months as we made our final push to get moved in.
We aren’t finished yet; far from it. But we have all the amenities to keep ourselves warm and … Read More →
You bet we are! We’ve made some fabulous progress on the earthship. If you have liked our FB page, The Darfield Earthship, you will have seen our latest pictures and updates. Base plaster coat is now on the tires and a five-day work party helped to accomplish this. We submitted and had our plumbing plan approved … Read More →