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Cobbing a root cellar

On June 12, 2011 By

Cob week for the Natural Building Skillbuilders and we’ve been building a Root cellar for O.U.R.Ecovillage. Cob is still my favorite way of building: I simply feel happy as soon as my hands get into it. This time around we have high production energy on the site. The goal was to get these walls up […]

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Water: sweet and salty

On November 13, 2010 By

November 13 It only took a couple of days for our seeds to sprout . I planted some cowpeas earlier this week and now they are up and growing on the “fence”. The Mchicha greens also show and now I’m watching for the Zucchini. It’s the presence of water that creates the magic of course. […]

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good rhythm

On June 13, 2010 By

Giving people the space to learn and practice hands on skills is one of the central things at our village. Last week interns were engaged in many tasks- and as leader of the building program I don’t get to fully observe what the garden team is up to. However, there they were on a sunny […]

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New Ground

On March 21, 2010 By

The chickens have been covering new ground lately. Their fence was opened and suddenly their range has multiplied in size- namely into the new garden area. Without hesitation they went for the farthest reaches and scratched away happily.There’s still machine work going on: areas of ground are being leveled so that we can install irrigation […]

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