The Permaculture ethics of Care of Earth, Care of People and Sharing of Abundance will inform and guide our discussions.
November 28, 2018
Topic: Exploring Natural Building
Welcome: Chief Michael Recalma
Guest speaker: Russ Hannay, Errington Green Homes
Guest speaker: Mark Fleischhaker, Metaphystations.ca
Hosts: Susan & Tony Doig, theDoighouse.com
Natural Building, recycled materials, using (non)-traditional and recycled building materials are all ways to reduce the energy footprint in our homes. From site placement, solar gain, rainwater collection are some of the considerations when building a natural structure.
Earthships are recycling on steroids! Recycled patio windows, car tires, pop and beer cans, glass bottles.
Firesides@theDoighouse include speakers evenings, films nights, presentations and discussion panels.
Other topics will include:
- What is permaculture?
- Protecting our aquifer
- Recycling building materials
- Natural building (cobb, rammed earth, strawbale, hempcrete)
- Energy Conservation
- Solar Passive Design
- Solar collection systems
- Food Security
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any suggestions of topics and speakers you would like to hear. The 2019 series is currently being developed and we’d love to include your suggestions.