Book Shelf: Omnivore’s Dilemma

Omnivores Dilemma

I just finished reading Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan (OK I really just listened to the audio book, thanks Los Angeles Public Library). It is a very insight full and well written book. In it, he goes into detail about three types of meals. One from industrial food, organic, and foraged/hunted. First he talks about…

Think I’ve found it.

I’ve got to check these guys out. They hold a natural building intensive that looks great! I think they use a mixture of cob and straw bale techniques. Very visually appealing. Now if only I could heal my lower back and get the time off of work…

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Some great ideas

I love this webpage! They have an amazing amount of information. This article features a neat technique using Geothermal Air Exchange combined with “Energy Recovery Ventilation”. They bury a pipe about 7′ underground to make the air passing through cooler or warmer depending on the outside temperature, thus maintaining the home at a relatively constant…