“Bottom Leaf will be hosting our first official earthbag building workshop on May 6 – 8th at our community property one hour north of Asheville, NC. Participants can arrive Friday afternoon, if they wish to camp, or on Saturday by 9am. There will be sites available for primitive camping and two meals will be served daily. This class will teach many of the basics of earthbag building. The hours of the workshop will be from 10am to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday with an hour-long break for lunch each day. Enrollment is limited to 10 people. There is an early rate of $250 ($50 off) that will be available until April 15th. The regular price of the class is $300 per person. If you’re unable to afford the fee but would like to attend, alternative arrangements can be discussed.
Petition North Carolina Building Codes Council
Alter NC building codes to exempt structures at Turtle Island Preserve
“Dear Friends of Turtle Island Preserve,
Turtle Island Preserve is in danger. Please read this letter, and, if you feel moved to do so, carefully follow the suggestions for support provided at the end.
Recently, local county government authorities have targeted Turtle Island Preserve, attacking our way of life, and forcing our educational camp to close to visitors.