“Natural Builders Northeast is a group of builders, designers, consultants, educators, and professionals practicing the art of natural building and design. Our members are located throughout the northeastern United States, including New England, New York, and New Jersey.
“Our new spiritual ecology programme starts in September 2016. We are seeking 10 exceptional and visionary young adults (between 20 and 32 years) – individuals with committed spiritual lives, who are passionate about the Earth, and have the potential to be catalysts for real change. Young people who recognise the need to create a future that is rooted in the values of interconnectedness, service, stewardship, and reverence for nature. This is open to all European nationals.
A lot of people agree that the current system is broken and in need of new solutions, whether it’s the educational system, government or how to obtain affordable, decent housing. Inspired by sites such as UnCollege, and alternative systems such as distance learning, mentoring, apprenticeships, WWOOF, internships and volunteering, I’m exploring how to create the … Read more
One of the most progressive high school vocational programs that I’ve heard of is on the campus of Taos High School in Taos, New Mexico. Students get a solid background in general building skills (general carpentry, blueprint reading, AutoCAD, green business), but they also get more advanced and more specialized training in green building, solar, … Read more