S6 Ep. 7: Building Homes and Building Community

July 15, 2019

In today’s episode, Laura Elfline shares how a community of home builders is coming together to share information about sustainable building practices. Elfline, co-owner of Mighty House Construction and Mighty Energy Solutions, discusses her work with the NW EcoBuilding Guild. The interview some lessons about how to bring together a community and the benefits of doing so. Elfline also offers some interesting facts about the environmental impact of materials in building homes. Wool as insulation and cork for flooring? Find out more in this episode.

The episode also features an interview with Gabrielle Gerhard. Gerhard shares her motivation for volunteering in her community and highlights some exciting events happening at SPACE, Sand Point Arts and Cultural Exchange. The interview highlights how you can find and get involved in the community that is right for you.

If you like Seattle Growth Podcast, you will love Jeff Shulman’s “powerful new documentary” On the Brink. Hailed as “worth watching” by The Stranger, the film offers what Crosscut proclaimed as a history lesson “all Seattleites would benefit from learning.” The film has sold out its first two public screenings. Seattle Theatre Group is sponsoring the next screening on August 15th at the Neptune Theater as part of Nights at the Neptune: A People’s Theatre Joint. Register today at www.onthebrinkmovie.com/screenings.

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