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Natural Building in Costa Rica

By Kate Stephenson, Executive Director
Returning to Vermont after spending a couple weeks in Costa Rica has been quite a change. After hanging out in hammocks, swimming in beautiful swimming holes with waterfalls, and eating tropical fruits off of trees, it was tough to come home to a cold and snowy April. To give a bit of background, I went down to Rancho Mastatal to participate in...

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Mud Season

By Kate Stephenson, Executive Director
The last bits of snow are melting away in the corners of the Yestermorrow campus... and mud season has arrived! All kinds of interesting things are re-appearing after being covered by a blanket of white, and compact cars are disappearing into the ruts in our driveway. A few shoots fo green are daring to emerge, but winter may not be over yet!

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The Great West Wall: Week Two

By Kate Stephenson, Executive Director
We are continuing our work on the west wall of the Yestermorrow workshop this week....A little background about this project:In the mid-to-late nineties, the former Alpen Inn was gutted and renovated to become the new home of the Yestermorrow Design/Build School. This included deepening the exterior walls on the interior to allow for super-...

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Yay Yestermorrow!

By Kate Stephenson, Executive Director
Hello Everyone! Happy Spring -- it has arrived with bells on here in the valley today!

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Yestermorrow in the News

By Kate Stephenson, Executive Director
This month we've seen a couple of great features come out on Yestermorrow in the news. Check it out:Boston Globe (Sunday, March 19): Plastering: Striving for the proper mix of chemistry, artistryCottage Living (March 2006): Buying and Restoring Old HousesVermont Magazine (March/April 2006): Today's YestermorrowStrictly Business (March 2006):...

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