Building a small earthbag guest house out side Bisbee, Arizona. USA


United States

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  • Description


    I am a earth builder whom typically work with other workaway host to build sustainable projects. I like to provide vegan meals to my guests.
    My up coming personal project is a 14 ft. Diameter round superadobe, earthbag guesthouse.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help with Eco Projects

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    I live 5 miles from the Mexican border. 15 minutes to bisbee. We have absolutely beautiful sunrises and sunsets.
    Work away volunteers will get a lot of experience with earth bag super Adobe and hyper adobe techniques and construction. Also opportunities of working with adobe and earth plastering. we will be fabricating gutters, and metal on roof.blow in cellulose insulation for roof cavity. Earthen interior plaster.

  • Help


    Experience isn't required. Most help is labor, certainly willing to teach more specialty skills, such as carpentry, various plastering mediums, and general concepts of off grid living and passive solar design.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    A few possibilities for sleeping accommodations. Tent or car camp on land. Also if I have say a couple I would gladly give up my room. Also the guest house is an option. A typical day for food would be a oatmeal or quinoa for breakfast at 10. Rice and Beans with a salad at 1:00 dinner close to 6 pm. I am open to special food needs.
    It's a community setting so encouraged to participate in food preparation.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    I enjoy being a part of community. There is great hikes outside of bisbee, 15 minutes away. Also have the chiricahua mountains and monument to the east an hour. To the south is Douglas and Agua Prieta, Mexico to the south 20 mins. To the north is Tombstone and the Dragoon mountains.

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 695584635122