Earthbag Tiny Home Building

Here is an article by Morgan Caraway recently published in www.motherearthnews.comMy wife, Mary Jane, and I built our first earthbag home in 2009, after being inspired by the Mother Earth News book Earthbag Building. Our circular house was 20 feet in diameter and incorporated a bottle wall and reclaimed French doors. The build took us … Read more

Building an Earthbag Tiny House Online Course

Morgan Caraway, of the Sustainable Life School, has informed me that his new earthbag tiny house class is online at He says that, “After over a year of hard work, the online earthbag tiny house course is live! It covers the entire construction of our earthbag tiny house from foundation to finishing. The class … Read more

African Seed Bank Built From Recycled Materials

It is mid-afternoon in Nakuru County, Nairobi, a few meters from the shores of Lake Elementaita. On this day, a group of men and women, old and young, are busy working at a construction site. From a distance, nothing looks unusual about the ongoing work. After all, Saturday is a working day for most people. … Read more

Wonder Domes in Joshua Tree

Lindsey Andersen of Wonder Domes is building an Off Grid Sustainable Earth Bag Artist Community in the desert of Joshua Tree, California. A California native, Lindsey spent 12 years in NYC producing theater & film, acting, writing music, animating and making art. She now lives in a 1975 Winnebago in the high Mojave building free … Read more

Building an Earthbag Workshop in Wales

Avid blog reader Phil Dodd wrote, “Are you aware that in mid-Wales, UK, a sustainable-living practitioner is now coming to the end of his second earthbag build on his land? Kris Harbour has now nearly finished building a large workshop with earthbag walls, and a turfed timber roof. One of the notable features of the … Read more