Welcome to the Earthship, this is the first in urban Earthship which is modelled after a bigger one in the country and now there are many others have coloured the country side.
Grow Calgary is proud to have over 200,000 volunteers come out and join us in team building activities.
This Earthship is made up of repurposed materials recycled tires, cans, and bottles that are the foundation of this awe striking building.
The inner and outer rooms of the Earthship face south.
The Earthship also includes solar panels and the chance to treat recycle grey water, produce food and regulate temperature.
In the cold winter months which all Albertans know to well, and during this time the temperature in the Earthship has never dropped below minus one.
This is one of many station that volunteers get to join in and help with early germination.
With over 26 different stations to participate in it really is a new experience every time, and it will get people coming back for more and more.
Our Earthship is constructed out of old tires rammed with earth, cans and bottles that act almost like bricks, and featuring a new solar panel system.
This amazing building helps Grow Calgary produce more food for the at risk and vulnerable in Calgary.
Grow Calgary helps over 20 organizations with feeding programs, like the Drop in Centre, Alpha House, and the Women’s Shelter.
The Earth Ship is around 500 square foot located on our 11 acre section of land west of C.O.P..
This Earth Ship has no living people in it but is home to plenty of plant life for early germination.
We hope to see you at our next event!