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Earthship Blog Post #10


November 4, 2016


     So many things have happened. The septic system is in. The solar is up and running and we’ve moved the campers right by the build site. 483 more words

Building An Earthship

A thousand paper cuts | Permits

What a day! I got so much done on moving forward with the build.  Super productive!

I managed to make contact with the town, county and state government all in one day. 97 more words


New York landowners!

We had our land closing this morning in Ithaca, NY!

We now own 10 acres of wooded land on West Danby Road in Newfield, New York. 132 more words


Merry Christmas from the Ship Builders

Merry Christmas

We’re faring well on the mountain. The winter has set in and we are learning how and when to get water, when to leave the heat on and when to let things ride. 598 more words

Building An Earthship

Cardboard boxes | Box Forts?

Who doesn’t like building a cardboard box fort?! Any respectable fort builder knows that boxes are coveted fort-building materials. Earthships puts them to good use in a less creative, but purposeful way. 96 more words


Used Bottles & Jars | Bottle Bricks

The second most crucial wall building material is concrete.  What makes the concrete walls of the Earthship unique is the addition of recycled glass and plastic bottles in the form of bottle bricks. 201 more words