We have long been in love with and eager students of natural building. To get a background in current techniques and practices, these books provide a good background (*Amazon affiliate links):
Last June we were privileged to be able to attend a 10-day long workshop at House Alive, during which we were able to significantly get some our hands dirty while absorbing a wealth of information.
Here are some pictures from the workshop:
And at Saint Isidore Acres:
We are just finishing up our first (of hopefully many!) cob structure on Saint Isidore Acres — our cob mailbox. Here are some images from its generation: