Our first week being open in Grantham was fairly laid-back but still productive. The daily hour of meditation ended up being mostly a time to meditate on producing various crafts, (like jewelry, clothing, bags, candles, etc.) to raise funds during upcoming summer festivals. Our daily Yoga practice has been going well, and today our good … Read moreFirst Week of April
Saba has temporarily relocated to the western NH town of Grantham. We have settled in and are looking to begin Saba Cooperative events, activities and services at our current location starting in April! We are still ultimately looking to purchase property in the area and begin building as soon as possible; however, we feel it … Read moreSaba Grantham
Here are a few more concept drawings of Saba Center. As you can see, some of the roof layers aren’t on yet, (we’re still working out the feasibility of having an earth-roof.) Note the extended roof overhangs, they might actually need to be a couple feet longer just to make sure the walls stay dry. … Read moreConcept Drawings and EI Update
As we finish our preparations for the Earth Island Institute sponsorship interview tomorrow, one thing we have been working hard on is the 3D model of Saba Center. Below are some early 3D sketches. We’re interested in your feedback. What you see is a work in progress. We are new to using Google Sketchup and … Read moreEarth Island and Saba Center
Saba Cooperative members have been busy. Besides giving a talk on intentional communities at the Alternatives Exposition, and preparing for a meeting with the Earth Island Institute, we’ve also started a moss garden and began the process of converting our 2D design sketches into 3D models with Google Sketchup. Below you’ll find a picture of … Read moreMoss Gardening and 3D Design
Saba is on the search for land. Specifically, we’re looking for a sunny southern-facing hillside on at least ten acres. We went by and saw this beautiful lot located in Orange, NH. It’s on twelve and a half acres, it’s got lots of great enormous boulders, and since it’s been partially logged in the past … Read moreLand and Plants
In response to popular demand, the parking lot has been replaced with a solarium spa. We think it makes more sense to have a place of relaxation and rejuvenation near Saba Center and have thus relegated the parking area to somewhere along the road. Feel free to tell us what you think in a comment. … Read moreGrounds Design Updated
Saba now has lots of info (and pictures!) of our plans for the grounds. Check it out and give us some feedback.
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