We have been working again on our Earthship building 'The Hive' since March and want to show some of our progress. The Kitchen One of Chris's many projects but also inspiration is the Kitchen finishing. He has been building counter tops, the bar table, cupboards, drawers and the pantry. He gets support by Lola who... Continue Reading →
On May 1 2020 we celebrated Beltane to welcome the start of the summer and to wish for a fertile growing season. Beltane is the Gaelic May Day festival where people celebrate the fertility and abundance as well as the start of summer. A common thing to do is to raise a pole, the Maypole.... Continue Reading →
We have put together a little update video to show some of the progress. This short video shows the development of the Hive from the east side view from the beginnings in 2015 to fall 2019. It is starting to look like a house that we can live in, not quite but so close.
During the last two years we have been getting our electricity from our solar system which was a big help in getting things done. In the end it is much easier to use a table saw and chop saw and all the other electrical tools than doing absolutely everything by hand. After having lived without... Continue Reading →