Earthship tire building

First we put the tires all in place and started filing the tires with dirt.¬† These tires will be the support for a platform for our Yurt. Then we used sledge hammers to ram the dirt to fill the tires. Hard work… 10 plus buckets of dirt per tire later we leveled the tires to...
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naked farm field = terrifying

We arrived this weekend to see that our farmer neighbor had plowed our field for us as promised.  Moving forward we are going to avoid disturbing the soil so deeply, but this first year we decided plowing was the only way to prep the entire grass-covered field in time (the alternative would have been sheet...
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