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Welcome to this group of Natural Building enthusiasts, professionals, and fans.  All members are welcome to hold meetings ranging from building cob ovens in community gardens, to helping build strawbale houses, to watching and discussing natural building videos and taking natural building tours throughout the midwest. Why? Because there are very real opportunities to learn Natural building technologies both through dialogue and study and through hands on practucums, and your interest can become part of your life. 

If you have a natural building project that you'd like help on, simply schedule a meetup and watch the support roll in.  If you want to post a workshop to help defray the costs of your natural building project, or to further your natural building business, you are welcome to do so here as well.  If you want to ask the community a couple questions about natural building regarding the concept, the culture, the techniques and the technicalities, the risks, the benefits, the discussion board and the ideas board are here to help you explore.  Join in the fun, join in the journey, and find empowerment through experience and learning!

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  • Yesterday · 1:00 PM

    Monthly Meeting

    1 Member

    Join us for a monthly meeting of natural building enthusiasts! We meet monthly at Heather's house. Activities may include food, demos, speakers, and/or films, depending... Learn more
  • June 18 · 9:30 AM

    Continue with Treehouse work - Wilmot WI

    1 Member

    June 18th we will continue with plaster work on the treehouse. Since the last meetup we have installed a spiral staircase! No more ladder! We have some work to do on the... Learn more
  • June 11 · 10:00 AM

    Earthen Plaster Coat the cob Kenyan Top Bar Bee Hive - North Park Nature Center
    Back in 2014 this group came together and built a Kenyan top bar beehive out of cob. We did not move to a plaster coat in 2015. Though functional as it sits the beehive... Learn more
  • May 28 · 1:00 PM

    Monthly Meeting

    2 Natural Builders

    Join us for a monthly meeting of natural building enthusiasts! We meet monthly at Heather's house. Activities may include food, demos, speakers, and/or films, depending... Learn more
  • April 30 · 1:00 PM

    Monthly Meeting

    3 Natural Builders

    PLEASE NOTE! Date moved from our regular 4th Saturday schedule to April 30th. This is to accommodate Pete's Treehouse event on the 23rd. See you there! Join us for a... Learn more
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  • Heather founded The Chicago Natural Building Meetup Group

    on July 24

 
Founded Jul 24, 2004

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