All ends are new beginnings… After a long break (3 years? Yikes!), I’m bringing back this little blog of mine. Heck, I’m hoping to let it shine! Lots of updates to share and many adventures had (which I plan on sharing), but for now the big news are… We are moving on up to Washington […]
I was lucky enough to catch a community building talk with Mark Lakeman recently. It really inspired me to engage more with my community, specially to start
As you might have read on the Greenman Project FaceBook page, I have been at Dancing Rabbit Eco village in Missouri. I am visiting good friends for a month and participating in a workshop to build their timber frame, more specifically roundwood, home. Missouri, unlike California, has no building codes to speak of, so here […]
Well, I am finally back home after a month at Spreadwing’s farm internship. This is an Organic farm ran by Michael G. Smith, natural builder extraordinaire, and his wife Cathy, homesteader of the year in my book. Together this couple is a treasure trove of natural building, farming, animal husbandry, food preservation and the list […]
Reclaiming the commons and building community in Highland Park
The Sociable Weavers (Philetairus socius) build these incredible communal nests one straw at a time using a technique called thatching.