Help us rebuid shamballa gardens and road after a big flood….

Please help us save and rebuild Shamballa, our permaculture home and mini farm.  The vision of Andrea and Nathan, created and built by hand from the ground up.  We live in a small town and earn most of our income  through the sale of organic seeds, produce, and prepared foods.  This March we experienced back to back abnormally high floods.  We live next to a seasonal river, and we lost not only our livelihood, our market and seed gardens, but also our only entrance road was completely destroyed, and a new branch of the river now runs in its place.  Anything on the ground, not connected to it, floated away; building materials to finish our home, our compost and manure piles for our gardens, tools, fences, all lost, and afterward everything covered or buried in mud.   Luckily we were able to keep the water out of our nearly finished cob and adobe house using sandbags, however two smaller buildings were flooded and left filled with mud.   The Read more [...]