Another blog update has us at a new location and exploring yet another way of creating a holistic health center and permaculture community here in the Shire. But, more about that in a minute… First, to update, it’s been a busy year for Saba Cooperative. We spent most of the spring and early summer preparing … Read moreSpring Is On The Way!
Today’s post brings more exciting news from Saba Cooperative that almost seems serendipitous. To update, we have greatly enjoyed our stay in Hillsborough, interacting with good people, experiencing wonderful musical moments and enlightening discussions, however we have found another opportunity that just seems so right for Saba. Our friends with a property in Henniker, NH … Read moreDome Sweet Dome
We are pleased to announce that the Saba community has found a new home in Hillsborough, NH! The land we have moved to has 140 acres of hills, valleys, forests and rocky cliffs with fruit trees and other perennial gardens, a stream, and even a swimming hole! There are opportunities for seasonal activities such as … Read moreGreat News!
The days have been getting shorter and the nights colder, so here’s a picture we hope will warm your heart: As hard as we try, and as hard as those rocks are, our wood-burning stove here just doesn’t rock as hard as a rocket mass heater would. That’s why the earth sheltered tiny home design … Read moreWinter, Tiny Homes, and Tiny Chicken Coops
The leaves are changing colors and we’re staying busy here at Saba. Members are looking forward to attending the upcoming local harvest fair: Grafton Apple Fest. We plan on combining our participation in the cooking contest with an on-site demonstration of the practicality of rocket stove technology: making hot food available to the hungry by … Read moreFall Is Here
It’s been quite a while since we last updated, and so much has happened. Besides attending two festivals back-to-back, moving to a new temporary location, and continuing our search for land, we’ve been implementing several permaculture projects in an attempt to reduce both our financial costs and our impact on the environment. Whether these projects … Read moreLong Overdue Update
Bardo Farm Fest was awesome! We had some folks join us for Yoga Without Yoga Masters. Our medicinal teas, hippie squares, massage, and aromatherapy went over well. We’re planning to add chicken lettuce wraps and Rich Angell’s famous kefir and yoghurt to our menu next time around. Speaking of, the next festival we’re planning on … Read moreFestival Recap, New Member, and More
It’s springtime at Saba; the leaves are budding on the trees, the dandelions are in bloom, and we’ve been busily working towards our vision of tomorrow. We’re very close to making an offer on a southern-facing hillside, and we’ll keep you updated on our progress. We sent in an updated Earth Island sponsorship proposal with … Read moreSpringtime at Saba
Saba’s Wholly Permaculture Bible has been updated. Now it’s no longer just a placeholder, as our first complete page has been added, and the beginnings of the species list is coming together. We’re hoping to make regular updates to the Permaculture Bible by adding at least 1-2 new pages a week for as long as … Read morePermaculture Update and Visionaries Page Added
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