Here is a design layout for what our first Colony Earth Eco Development will look like. Much of this is already on site minus the HexaHomes and Earthships.
• monolithic concrete construction buried in a south-facing hillside
• living roof garden on top of root cellar
• self harvested locus… Continue reading
This small hoop house greenhouse fits directly onto one of our raised bed gardens and provides extended seasonal growing for some of our veggies. I made this in the spring and have enjoyed its presence in our garden. It has and will extend our growing… Continue reading
Home Made Rose Water is AWESOME.
here’s how to do it:
1. Collect fresh petals about 2-3 quarts
2. Put a “riser” or metal measuring cup in center of big pot
3. Fill around the riser with petals and water to the level of riser
4. Put a jar or… Continue reading
Colony Earth Non-Profit is hosting a weekend Earthbag and Cob building workshop June 14-15th.
Come join us at Colony Earth for a fun filled jam packed weekend of skill development, hands on learning, camaraderie, and revelry. We will be teaching the principles of earthen building with Earthbags and Cob with… Continue reading
Eco Village life at Colony Earth is constantly improving through the contributions from people that visit.
Whether designing or working in the gardens, building hugelkultur beds, wild foraging for local foods and medicine, or just living in community with each other and the planet, there… Continue reading
We just had the great folks from Warrior Hike visiting here on Colony Earth.
Warrior Hike is a program for returning veterans that has them transition back into civilian life by hiking the Appalachian Trail.
Colony Earth is a stop on their route. It is one of the ways we… Continue reading
We’ve got eggs! Lately, here at Colony Earth farm our hens have been very happy ladies.
This happiness and contentment has come after some love, sweat, and adjustments to the “ladies” coop and routine by our good friend and CE resident, Maya Rose! And all of that goodness has caused… Continue reading
Our family has been up in the Appalachian mountains of NC for almost three summers now. Living here has been such a beautiful experience in learning how to live more simply, sustainably, produce what we can and truly live in balance with Earth mother.
Three years ago we were living… Continue reading