At Love Creek Farm, we experiment with alternative building techniques, and we try to use only recycled (or natural) materials. We are turning shabby into chic one craigslist.org ad at a time. Slowly but surely, we have adopted a more environmentally friendly lifestyle. To achieve this, we purchase used and recycled materials through ads, flea markets, garage sales, friends, referrals, etc.
Before a project gets started, we have to take into consideration the value or necessity to the farm, the size and design, materials, location, safety, and maintenance. A major consideration is the fact that we take something that is already here, and figure out ways to make it better or re-purpose/renovate the existing framework. We want to design and build with intention as well as try a technique, such as building with pallets, cordwood, and rough sawn redwood.