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Low Technology Institute
Housing, Clothing, and Feeding Ourselves in a World After Fossil Fuels
We study and adapt pre- and nonindustrial construction techniques for sustainable buildings today and in the future.
Forget about today’s unsustainable clothing industry and learn to create clothing (and other personal items) locally and from scratch.
Without local, sustainable food, the future is bleak. We spend most of our time researching new and old ways to feed ourselves.
We carry out larger-scale research projects including solar hot water, beekeeping, and composting.
We carry out trials and experiments in our Low Tech R & D series.
We grew all our own food for a year — we called it Foodmageddon.
We’re a member-supported 501(c)(3) nonprofit. We’re always looking for volunteers, donations, and underwriting partners.
We offer classes and events that highlight our research and focus on skills needed in a locally resourced future.
Low Tech Podcast, No. 60 – 02 Dec 2022
EcoGuerrillas Audiobook Excerpt
In this episode we share a few excerpts from an audiobook germane to the institute’s ethos and mission.
Members of the institute get early access (keep an eye on your emails for a link).
#clifi #sustainability … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 60 — EcoGuerrillas Audiobook Excerpt
Did You Miss #GivingTuesday? How about #ProcrastinatorsWednesday?: Help a Different Type of Sustainability Nonprofit
“We are on a highway to climate hell with our foot on the accelerator.” The United Nations’ Secretary General, António Guterres, stated this at the COP 27 conference in Egypt. The digging and drilling of fossil fuels must stop and we must use renewable and nature-based solutions. The Low Technology Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit … More Did You Miss #GivingTuesday? How about #ProcrastinatorsWednesday?: Help a Different Type of Sustainability Nonprofit
Low Tech Podcast, No. 59 – 18 Nov 2022
Wake Up to Reality
In this episode we chat with Kate Ingold (https://www.kateingold.com/ IG: @kate.ingold) about coming to realize big changes are looming in our collective future when it comes to climate and energy.
#thatching #sustainabilit … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 59 — Wake Up to Reality
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