Schedule of Activities

30th Annual Crestone Energy Fair Friday – August 16 4pm Community Food Gathering & 30th Anniversary Opening Ceremony 6pm Youth Performances 7:30pm Headliner TBA Saturday, August 17 Completed Home Tours Educational Building/Alternative Energy Workshops Demonstrations Exhibits Vendors Healing Area Music Sunday, August 18  Unfinished Home Tours Commercial & Realtor Home Tours Human Energy, Exhibits Vendors Healing […]

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Lee Temple

Keynote Speaker Lee Temple

A retired architect and architecture professor at Cornell and other leading universities, LEE TEMPLE is an award-winning author, visionary, elder, community organizer and global sustainability activist/consultant. He has been living the low-carbon life in the high-desert of southern Colorado since 1993. The Title of his presentation is “Ten Steps to a Healthier, Safer Planet”. Professor Temple’s

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Strawbale Hybrid building under construction

Strawbale Hybrid

Passive solar, super insulated strawbale home. 16” cellulose insulation in the roof. Sunspace with a garden bed for heat, and veggies.Main living, local timber frame with infill strawbale walls.  Studio/garage has hybrid structural strawbale walls.  Most framing, trim, stone flooring is local.  Earthbag insulated foundation. And Adobe earth plaster.

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