July 2017 • Update #7 • Earthbags, Door Frames, Soil, & Camper Repairs

These past few months we have been blessed by more family and visitors who travelled all the way to Missouri to help us breath life into our home. With their help we’ve been able to make tremendous progress. The concrete thresholds are to set the door frames on a level surface. Unfortunately, we positioned them incorrectly and had to […]

Neal and Elisha Homestead Update #6: December 2016 to March 2017

The locals declared this winter a ‘mild experience.’ To our Texas bones, though, -5˚F is uncomfortably cold! Though we mostly stayed indoors we still managed to make lots of progress and have some fun. One of our indoor activities has been to earn a PDC. (Permaculture Design Certificate) We’ve been taking Geoff Lawton’s online class while […]