July 26-August 2, 2014. The Natural Building Extravaganza (NBX) offers a comprehensive smorgasbord of hands-on workshops, classes, slideshows, field trips and special projects. Participants will learn how to create beautiful, affordable, natural dwellings using local clay, sand, straw, bamboo, and other abundant and salvaged materials.
Downtown's Ecosweet Retreat: Stay at the beautiful & sunny guest house at the demonstration site! Rent the whole house or an individual rooms. Sleeps up to 12 people. Locates a few blocks to downtown. Bordering 60 acres of woods & trails. Gorgeous clay plasters, arches & niches throughout. 1 acre urban paradise with edible gardens, ponds & waterfall. Find Out More
April 12 - October 29, 2014, Mon.-Wed. Permaculture Design Course + Business of Agriculture Course + Natural Building Extravaganza. This full-season, food-centric Urban Farm School brings together the farmers, the sites, the visions, the networks, and the skills to grow food in our cities. Early bird discount is available before December 15th, 2013. Find Out More