26 Feb '13, 9pm

Philadelphia Tire Pounding Workshop Report

Philadelphia Tire Pounding Workshop Report

Saturday was expected to be snowy and bitter cold, the goal was to start on the tires for the Greenhouse and if we got enough people...start to plaster the wall built the weekend prior. I was the first to show up around 8:15am, I laid the cornerstone and took my measurements off it, it was my goal to have the ground leveled on the South face row so that tires could be laid and ready to be pounded when folks arrived. Around 9am- Lu and Jonny showed up and it was us 3 for a good while.... we managed to level the ground on the south and east face, lay tires down and pounded a few. I'd say it was around 11am that more folks started to show up, 3-4 people now bucket running and pounding tires. The sun did a good job at staying just on the edge of the clouds and gave us enough warmth. Around 1 o clock, we decided to light the fire for it was getting colder, more people showed up...

Full article: http://earthship.com/philadelphia-tire-pounding-workshop-...

Tweets

How Philadelphia is leading in energy innovation

How Philadelphia is leading in energy innovation

greenbiz.com 27 Feb '13, 4pm

The Philadelphia region is poised to become one of the nation’s leaders in fostering a more energy-efficient building stoc...

Women #inBend: signup for next weeks RailsBridg...

A programming workshop in Ruby on Rails for women and their friends. This event is free and assumes no prior programming e...

Earthship Philadelphia. Upcoming Lecture at Dre...

earthship.com 26 Feb '13, 9pm

A Bicentennial Town Square Event featuring Jonah Reynolds and Bridgette Meinhold Beyond Conventional Dwellings: What Susta...

A Report Card for Global Food Giants

A Report Card for Global Food Giants

green.blogs.nytimes.com 26 Feb '13, 9pm

February 26, 2013, 4:29 pm A Report Card for Global Food Giants By STEPHANIE STROM Oxfam International Nestlé scored highe...