Alternative Construction :: Volunteer Day :: July 10th

Interested in alternative construction? Members of Long Way Home will be constructing Boston's first example of a rammed-earth tire structure (similar to Earthship construction methods). Volunteer your time to help build a residential car garage in Georgetown, MA, utilizing locally discarded tires and dirt as garage walls.

Sign up with Bridges and join the construction team to get dirty, work hard and have fun!

Saturday, July 10, 2010
8am: meet at the BAC
9am-4pm: 90 Pond Street, Georgetown, MA 01833

Open to all, lunch will be provided.
Please RSVP to
Drivers needed, please indicate if you have a car when you RSVP.
Long Way Home is dedicated to ending the cycle of poverty in developing communities by creating educational opportunities, cultivating civic interaction, and encouraging healthy lifestyles. Based in Comalapa, Guatemala, Long Way Home is currently constructing the Tecnico Maya Vocational School using alternative construction methods (similar to Earthship construction methods) that use rammed earth, discarded tires and plastic bottles. Check out the Bridges Blog to see construction pictures of Tecnico Maya Vocational School.