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Environmentalist, Homesteader, or Prepper – where do you fall?

We design a lot of homes that are healthy, energy-efficient, and durable. Some are for clients that want to reduce their monthly utility bills as much as possible or clients that understand the negative health impacts of modern construction. Some homes are for clients that want to reduce their impact on the environment. Then there are our designs for clients that believe society is coming to an end and they want to be prepared for anything.
Composting and Compost Bin: Green Terms Defined

Composting and Compost Bin: Green Terms Defined

This is my favorite time of year. Plants are blooming, trees are sprouting leaves, and my compost bin is working ...

6 Spring Tips for an incredible Vegetable Garden

This wet winter has been incredible for our soils. We got a lot of moisture for growing rich soils and beautiful ...