Hands-on Earthbag Building

With each rainstorm, the very sandy hill under our house has been eroding down the slope. Help us remedy this situation with a permanent retaining wall using this natural building technique.

Earthbag construction is an inexpensive method using mostly local soil to create structures which are both strong and can be quickly built.”

Get your hands dirty and learn from an experienced earthbag builder Ryan Darling, who lives in his own off-grid earthbag home.


Saturday & Sunday, October 21st & 22nd
9am-5pm each day

**Come for any or all of the weekend!**

Overnight camping available onsite

Soup & salad is provided for lunch each day
Potluck dinner on Saturday
Scrambled eggs provided for Sunday breakfast

(in case of pouring rain we will reschedule)

To help us prepare, please RSVP below:

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Ryan is generously donating his time to teach this technique so that any contributions can go towards our materials and our recent issues with our building permits.

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Please email Heidi@BluebirdHillHomestead.com or call (612)910-9756.