Natural Building

Dropping floor joists into place on the new ox barn as the sun sets. December 2013 at Orchard Hill, East Alstead, NH

August 12, 2014
"Sullivan County agricultural high tunnel project unfolds; Demonstration site to be
community-based center of learning"

                                                                                                                                            Jan Lambert photos
An article about the Sullivan County agricultural high tunnel project has been published in August edition of The Valley Green Journal. Marty Castriotta, of Village Roots in Alstead NH, has been working with many volunteers, as well as faculty and students from Colby-Sawyer College on the construction. "The purpose of the Sullivan County high tunnels is to promote agricultural education, encourage local food production, and foster collaboration among growers, gardeners and consumers in Sullivan County. What makes this project unique is that the two tunnels are identical in all respects, except for the coverings. One tunnel has standard 6 mil greenhouse polyethylene. The second structure features an innovative covering called Solawrap, which is not yet widely known in New England." You can read the entire article in the Valley Green Journal website by clicking on the August 2014 link.

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