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What’s in name…

COSBA will officially be changing its name to the Natural Building Alliance. Our mission, vision, and goals will remain much the same – just in an expanded format. In addition to straw bales, we’ll be honoring and advocating for ALL genres of natural building materials and methods: adobe, cob, hempcrete, timber, you name it.

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A September to Remember

Well COSBA had a very busy September, which included hosting a bale stacking workshop, attending the Higher Ground Fair in Laramie, and having a strawbale home featured in the Boulder Green Home Tour, hosted by the Colorado Green Building Guild. Check out their site and Facebook page for into and pics.

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Workshops
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Workshop and Home Tour!

We hope that you’re all “making hay” so to speak, and enjoying the sultry days of summer (yes, it appears global warming is in full effect here on the Front Range of Colorado). For some, it’s the time of year when we’re too busy on projects to do much else. Here at COSBA, we have some exciting events to announce!

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EVENTS & WORKSHOPS

May 2019

Straw Bale Workshop – Foothills north of Lyons, CO

Join us for a fun and educational bale-stacking workshop in the foothills north of Lyons, CO.  The workshop will take place at a single-family residence currently being framed with a varied post-and-beam structural system.  ...
18 May
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Private Residence
Lyons, Colorado
July 2019

Shipping Container Workshop

Come join Cappie and the Black Hills Homestead and learn how to make your home out of a shipping container. ...
15 Jul - 19 Jul
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Black Hills Homestead
Spearfish, SD
March 2020
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