Aprovecho Sustainable Living Skills Program


“Aprovecho’s Natural Building Program is a design/build school offering educational opportunities in the design and construction of energy efficient structures using sustainable materials. Trainings are offered both for the do-it-yourself home-builder as well as students pursuing a career as a designer/builder.”

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Upfil Farm Florida Earthbag Workshop

Earthbag Roundhouse Cluster home design being built near Gainesville, Florida
Earthbag Roundhouse Cluster home design being built near Gainesville, Florida

Hi Owen, We are building one of your home designs near Gainesville, Florida. It’s this one (http://www.dreamgreenhomes.com/plans/roundhouse-dome-cluster.htm) with straight walls, not domed. It’s a permitted/coded build. The project already has county approval, and we’re gearing up for a workshop to start the actual earthbag part of construction.

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GARDEN OF EDEN, GRENADA Seeking Earthbag Build Volunteers

Learn earthbag building in the Grenada Rainforest
Learn earthbag building in the Grenada Rainforest

Work/Stay Volunteer in Grenada’s Rainforest
Learn how to build Hyper Adobe Earthbags
6-8 week: Project Start Date July 01, 2016
We are putting together a team of hardworking volunteers with a sense of humour and adventure.
You will work and learn while participating in the building of an Earthbag House in Grenada’s Rainforest.

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Natural Building Workshops at Bottom Leaf Intentional Community

Earthbag building at Bottom Leaf Intentional Community
Earthbag building at Bottom Leaf Intentional Community

“Hello Owen, we’ve listed some more natural building workshops at Bottom Leaf Intentional Community. Next will be a bottle wall then an earth plastering workshop. Our last in this series will be building an earthen floor but we haven’t listed that one yet.

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Earthbag, Straw Bale, Permaculture Workshop

Natural Building Ecovillage Cottage Workshop build
on the ‘Ranch Crawkiss’ Eco Village in Hotchkiss Colorado July and August 2016.

Join us this summer to learn how to build your own super efficient Earthbag, Strawbale hybrid cottage in our Permaculture Natural Building BAG BLITZ! Get dirty and learn about creating an ecovillage this Summer, 3 Day, 7 Day, 9 Day or 16 Day. Intensive Bag Blitz Earthbag / Strawbale / Natural Building Bag Blitz Workshops in beautiful Hotchkiss, Colorado!

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