Light Earth (straw clay) home

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    About me

    I am building an off grid, light earth home. It is currently 7 acres of grazing land, and I have started planting an orchard and hope to plant native forest over time.

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    North Island Hauraki District


    Hi there - I have my frame and roof on, and have been mixing clay slip, combining with barley straw and filling my walls. All the external and internal walls will need to be filled in the next couple of months over the summer so they can be plastered and clad before the winter. Would love a couple of people at a time to help. I have one permanent worker who lives onsite. Beautiful part of the country with bush walks and rail trail nearby.


    You will need your own tent/camper. I have camp shower, kitchen and composting toilet facilities set up.


    An evening meal and ingredients for breakfast :)


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