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SSIC Presents: Inexpensive Onsite Building Construction for Off Grid Sites

August 14, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

We will have Rex Rohrer from http://silverseedfarms.com/ on hand to educate us on Straw Bale Construction, Cord Wood Construction, Cob Houses, Solar/Wind off grid solutions, inexpensive onsite building construction techniques and more.

Are you a prepper?

Sick of paying high utilities?

Want to build your own house out of straw?

I want to build a house out of straw.. and my wife keeps reminding me about the big bad wolf… however did you know that straw bale has an R value of something crazy like 50?  Did you know you can build a house out of firewood and if you do it right looks like a stone wall castle?

I personally became ‘glued to youtube’ over the winter months because I was researching these exact things.  My inspiration was my 600+ a month Ameren UE bills… now my dream is to buy some land, build my own house out of straw, get some chickens, homestead and live off the land…

I became so interested in these topics, that I have asked you guys at our meetings if you’d like me to get someone in to present these items of one of our upcoming Monthly Speaker Series.  Everyone raised their hand… so here you go.

I’m personally excited for this, and I think all who attend will be pleasantly surprised at how easy it might be, and how potentially inexpensive it may be to build your own home…

See you in August, this surely will be an out of the box type of presentation, something we’ve never done before.. this will be fun!


August 14, 2014
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Shrewsbury Civic Center
5200 Shrewsbury Road
St. Louis, 63119 United States
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