Ep. 56 Natural Building

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In this episode of Mother Earth News and Friends podcast, Chris McClellan (aka Uncle Mud) discusses how to build a home out of natural materials and the legal nuances that come with these structures.

Uncle Mud (aka Chris McClellan) raises free-range, organic children in suburban Ohio. He uses natural building as his soapbox to preach self-reliance and community empowerment. He can be found anywhere there is mud to play in, including the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIRS.

Additional Resources:

Uncle Mud’s Website

Uncle Mud’s Facebook

Natural Cottage Project

Engineering Properties of Cob as a Building Material

Cob Building Basics

The Art of Natural Building, 2nd Edition

Sigi Koko’s Website


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Carla Tilghman and Jessica Mitchell
Charlotte French

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