Yesterday I received an email from old friend Lee giving a url for one of the tiny house companies springing up in the wake of our return to common-sense re: how much space we really need in order to live well without robbing Earth of resources needed elsewhere.
No longer is bigger, better. Even our swollen bodies are starting to shrink.
On the tumbleweedhouses website I found a story where three couples are going together to build three tiny homes for themselves. Nice group effort. Rather like “permablitzes” (a group gathering to implement a permaculture design in a single day) are now gathering steam. Yes, like “barn-raisings” of old, people are beginning to join together in common effort to regenerate community in the suburbs . . .
Then, even more exciting to me, this morning, from goodnewsnetwork:
They’re small, but have many of the advantages of real homes for those looking for respite from the harsh weather.
Community volunteers got together and built 40 of these shelters and they’ll deliver them to wherever the homeless people need them.
(WATCH the video below, or READ the story from KSL)