Building what I need to live on my land feels glacially slow. But I’m not idle in between those big bursts of progress. Here’s what I do to support my future yurt life.
Tag: sustainable living
erosion mitigation: the price of procrastination
It was late summer of 2019, and it had been months since I’d made the 2.5 hour drive from my parents’ house, where I’d been living, to Joyous Gard. My work schedule had complicated things, and — frankly — I was at a loss as to how to prioritize the mountain of work I needed…
yurt plans change…significantly
A bear walks into a yurt… Yeah, let’s avoid the punchline to that one.
is permaculture really for me?
“What’s your plan for the land?” I really liked Zev, the permaculture designer I’d hired for a consultation, but he kept asking hard questions. As I looked around us, the immensity of the land — the towering trees, the enfolding ridges, the tangled clearing running along the west edge of the tractor road — intimidated…