[before_listing id=439 images= youtube=null] I’m gordo- my homested is eddy soli. a couple of years ago i recognized that the local habbit for humanity restore had enough stuff to build a house. this had been on my list of things todo for 20 years. originally i was en-route to southern alaska to build and off the grid homested. well my car broke down in jackson wyoming and thats where i pursued other endevors. after selling my restraunt 6 years ago the first plan was to get some land and get on with crossing things off the list.
un-fortunatley i wasn’t able to take my time and build the first phase as strawbale or other alternative styles winter was on its way. so the house is stick framed, everything is reclained except for the rough plumbing,rough electrical. and some 2×6. as well i still have enough roofing for 3000 more sq ft. even the solar is recycled. my pv pannels and tracker are from approx 1984, my thermal system is from about 1988.
the plan is to add three green houses on east,south and west as i aquire more matterials.
i have built about 1000 sq ft of garden beds, pond, and converted the 14 ft camper that i lived in while build to hen house.
next spring ill be adding some more fencing for sheep, build a earth burm/cob duck house, plant aspearagus and berrys.
the overall goal is to start a non profit. where i team up with local youth groups, and youth probation dept, community service to help on the farm. then in the work share side is shares will be sold as pairs. the share buyer will receive one share and the other will be donated to local charitys / food banks.
hopefully i will also have slow food workshops. that will have demonstrations on canning, preserving, butchery, and solar retro-fit type stuff.
i’m currently in the process of a couple of inventions as well. if they work they’ll sure change your world. how about refridgeration that uses less power then a smoke detector?
i’m also listed on wwoofer. hopefully ill get some current pics up there.
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