General update

Visiting Earthship Biotecture Headquarters

Hello Earthship enthusiasts!  I went to Earthship Biotecture Headquarters in April.  It was an amazing trip, that made me fall in love with Earthships all over again.  I got to tour 10 Earthships and saw a lot of different designs. I met “Famous Phil” and learned about all the wonderful projects he is doing with…

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Earthship Build in Puerto Rico

Our friends Biotecture Planet Earth are organizing phase 2 of their build in Puerto Rico. They are looking for 15 more volunteers to join them. They are about 40% of the way there with the fundraising that they need to do the project. This event is to help get the word out in the PNW…

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N. Seattle College Earth Fair

We will be one of the vendors at N. Seattle College for its annual Earth Fair on Wednesday, April 18, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Grove courtyard. Learn from local sustainability experts on the topics of food, waste, alternative transportation and ecological justice. https://news.northseattle.edu/nsc-earth-fair-april-18  

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Help build an Earthship – volunteer oportunity

We are reposting Doug and Stacies ad for their small Single-U Survival Model Earthship build.  Details provided below.   Single-U Simple Survival Model Earthship Volunteer Opportunity   Work Party Dates: Sat. March 24th & Sun. March 25th Sat. April 7th & Sun. April 8th Sat. April 21st & Sun. April 22nd Sat. April 28th & Sun.…

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Seeking volunteer for administrative & online content assistance

Hi, I’m looking for someone that can help fill a volunteer position and help us out with back-end administrative and content management tasks. About 1 – 1.5 hours each week. Mostly virtual work you can do from your computer but there may be a need to meet on occasions. For position details and a chance…

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Volunteer call for Ellensburg Earthship Build

Hello Earthship enthusiasts, our friends in Ellensburg informed us of a volunteer opportunity. Feel like getting your hands dirty and seeing what it takes to build an Earthship? This is that opportunity, please read on… “Starting in August 2017 we are building a single-U simple survival model Earthship in Ellensburg, WA and need your help.…

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All Those Bottle Bricks….

Now that I had the basic concept of Earthships rooted in my mind, I began to do some digging on their materials. One thing that piqued my interest was the construction of the walls!  While it was apparent some modern methods were still used, the method of upcycling really caught my eye.  What exactly was…

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An Aquapon’s Delightful First Earthship Meeting

Earthships. What are they? Are they talking about the Earth as a ship, or what exactly? Makes sense right? Sailing thru space and such. While I already knew the answer, I figured why not learn more locally if I can, so I did. Running ‘Anything Aquaponics’ here in Seattle, I have been interested in integrating…

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Update from the Trash Studio

Summer has been a busy time at the Trash Studio. The front retaining walls are complete, three cisterns are installed, the berm is nearing completion, and the roof is in full swing! The roof has 6 beams that need a few finishing touches before the decking is installed. Once the decking is complete, installation of…

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