Strawbale Passive Solar Greenhouse

Strawbale Passive Solar Greenhouse

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In this video we speak with Christian Write from Alpine Edibles in Canmore Alberta. Christian is an urban farmer and educator who uses the strawbale greenhouse to help extend his season and grow crops that would normally not survive in Canmore.

Strawbales can be an effective material for the walls of a greenhouse if designed properly. This greenhouse has performed very well over the years with no sign of mould or damage as a result of its application in a warm humid environment.

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