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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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Winterizing

On October 17, 2010 By

We had a first light frost on the ground with a half moon in a clear night sky. Yes it’s getting colder and time to move the kitchen indoors. Today was picked as the moving day and everybody jumped in. Wheelbarrow loads of stuff was taken out of the cupboards and fridges and is now […]

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Mid Summer riches

On July 25, 2010 By

Summertime for a builder is high season at work. For many of us, however, summertime means time to travel, have a holiday, spend time at the beach with kids and so on. It is festival season, too, and around here one could make attending festivals a full-time occupation at this time of year. I’m experiencing […]

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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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coming and going

On May 24, 2010 By

“Comings and goings “ is a regular agenda item in our weekly community meeting: this week Chris, Kate and little Fergus left after being here for almost six months. Everybody deals with parting in a different way- some are able to express their feelings right there in the moment, for others the “missing” of the […]

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