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DBL March Presentation: Food Water Shelter


Wednesday, March 20, 2012, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm (Note new time)

 House + Earth, 1214 West 6th Street, Austin, Texas, 78703 (map)

Guest presenter: Lester Germanio, Germanio Engineering

Are you interested in sustainable and independent living in urban and suburban areas? Do topics such as the following pique your interest?

Homesteading ~ Intentional Communities ~  Gardens and Food Storage

Permaculture ~ Rainwater harvesting ~ Alternative energy

Low energy and off grid life style ~ Alternative home building


FoodWaterShelter is a near-sustainable, functional off grid urban homestead being developed by innovator Lester Germanio in Westlake Hills. Lester has been creating this one-acre hillside property to provide most to all of the family’s needs with respect to food, water and shelter. The limestone and concrete home will be powered by solar panels, huge cisterns will provide all domestic and garden water, comfort will be supported by natural ventilation and shade, and gardens will be fertilized with fish droppings.

This FoodWaterShelter project is an amazing and beautiful example of a sustainable homestead. You will not want to miss this presentation.

DBL is a volunteer-run educational organization providing valuable information, and optional donations at the door are always appreciated.  No RSVP required. For more details, email us via “Contact Us” or call Scott Clay at 512-689-1149.