Natural Building Courses 2021

We’re looking forward to hosting two of our esteemed week-long natural building courses in 2021. Last year, didn’t turn out the way any of us planned. For one thing, Peter spent four months stranded in Guatemala. Also, we were only able to host one of our...

Announcing! The Green Building Academy 2018

We’re thrilled to announce Peter McIntosh will be co-facilitating Long Way Home’s inaugural Green Building Academy in Guatemala this year. Participants can expect a solid grounding and hands-on experience in green, sustainable building and construction practices,...

A brief look ahead at our natural building courses for 2018

Attend our natural building course and take the first step to a sustainable future by learning hands-on natural building skills. Learn a whole range of materials and techniques while exploring questions around sustainable living based in Peter McIntosh’s experience...

Announcing natural building course dates for 2017

Attend our natural building course this year and learn some essential practical skills to help you on your way to living the off-grid dream. We are thrilled to announce that both our courses will be held at Jakkalskloof bio-dynamic training farm in Swellendam this...

How to incorporate passive solar design in your building, using thermal mass and insulation.

Passive solar design can dramatically reduce our demands on fossil fuels and other forms of energy input, allowing our buildings to become producers and not consumers of energy and resources, supporting us in a healthier more comfortable abundant way. Passive solar...

Take charge of your power needs, Part 2: How to design your own off-grid solar energy system

As the cost of power continues to rise and the cost of solar energy continues to drop, going off grid has never been easier. Learn how to calculate your energy requirements, as well as choose an inverter, batteries and solar panels to suit your needs. Please note in...