Gloucester Tucker Patch entrance wall is built

The Gloucester Project, run by Marnie and Ken, invited us up to run an earthbag workshop over a weekend building a wall with a seat to define an entrance garden to the beautiful community garden Gloucester is so lucky to have – “The Tucker Patch”. The weekend was funded by a ‘Better Builders’ grant and…

Redhead Community Garden starts earthbagging!

After a very wet start to the day where we almost called it all off, the die-hard few that had arrived decided to persevere anyway so they could get a handle on this great technique. As soon as we decided this, the sun broke through the clouds, lots more people showed up and we had…

Windale Community Garden Earthbag Day

Saturday was a fantastic day at Windale Community Garden (behind Lake Macquarie PCYC), with around 20 people who turned up to learn all the basics of Earthbag construction. We sculpted the edge of the garden with a mini retaining wall and also built in two bench seats – not bad for a days’ work! Thanks…

Newcastle Family Support Centre Opens

We had a great day on Tuesday building quite a bit more than anyone imagined – and mostly done all by the kids themselves!! With the initial idea of an Earthbag sandpit in the corner of this garden, to be used by children aged 1-5 at the Newcastle Family Support Services Centre in Waratah, we…

One day Earthbag Workshop

Windale Community Garden will be hosting a great ONE DAY EARTHBAG WORKSHOP on Saturday the 14th July. Learn all the basics in this one day workshop whilst having some fun building something practical and beautiful. This is a great community garden next to the PCYC in Windale, and they have many ambitious earthbag building projects…

Earthbag Day at Family Support Services

Come and join us for a fun day of Earthbagging at Newcastle Family Support Services Centre (Waratah) on Tuesday the 10th of July. We will be making a sandpit and low garden wall to be used by the children there. The centre will officially open the day after this so it will be a great…

CHAPADA DIAMANTINA EARTHBAG COURSE

An update about our Earthbag Intensive workshop happening next week in Bahia, Brazil. We are making final preparations for the two-week workshop starting Monday 17th October, in Ibicoara, Chapada Diamantina – there are still a few places available so be sure to contact us if you are interested in participating – you can come for…

Beautiful new Hyperadobe wall

Thanks to everyone who came to make the Hyperadobe/Earthbag course on the weekend – in such a short time we were able to make this great wall for a food store as well as some of the retaining wall in TIBA. Incorporating various techniques we were able to see how easy it is to use…