This week is the 12th annual National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week.
Learn more about the life and work of Malcolm Wells, the "Father of Earth Sheltered Design."
Learn about the different types of earth-sheltered homes and why you should consider digging in the ground to find your next residence.
Stony Knolls Farm has a new dog and getting him here was a wonderful, and amazing journey that is well worth sharing! Rescue dogs are so grateful for their new homes.
Lloyd meditates on the essentials of shelter and our memories of home.
Great book on San Francisco area wild food
Godfrey Stephen's frog carving
Treehouse in Washington #1
Rustic recycled small buildings in Minnesota
Wondermill Grain Mill
News Flash!! Jay Shafer Taking His Tumbleweed Tiny House to Occupy Wall Street NYC
Louie Frazier's Yukon flashlight
Cae Mabon - An Eco-Retreat Centre in North Wales
Traditional woodworking with hand tools
Solar bottles of light
Purina Horse Feed is partnering with A Home for Every Horse and www.Equine.com to launch a horse feed coupon giveaway for rescue shelters.
An introduction to the North House Folk School.
The best rat trap I have ever owned.
Shelter Publications’ new book has all manner of roaming, tiny dwellings to spark your inner wanderlust.
This series of posts talks about what to do when you first get intrigued by an underground home. Part one will discuss land selection versus the style of underground home/earth shelter that you are interested in.
A new farmer builds a great sheep shelter out of free stuff and learns where not to put it.
Four of the requirements honey bees need to thrive, no matter where they live, or what type of shelter they have, or what kind of management they have, or don't have.
A basic overview of why shelter and bedding are must haves for your goat operation. Also, some of our personal experience with a few options.
Part two discusses soil testing and costs associated with building an underground/earth sheltered home. You will see pictures of earth shelter plans and soil testing which you will find nowhere else on the Internet!
For an investment of less than $10,000 and about a week of labor, you could have a custom workshop, barn, garden shed or office.
New photos of Lloyd House's Leaf House
One of the greatest needs in the world is disaster resistant housing – houses that can hold up against hurricanes, earthquakes and other natural disasters. Properly designed structures can save millions of lives and millions of structures every year.