The Rose Foundation’s Just and Resilient Future Fund support both immediate recovery assistance for the most vulnerable populations, and to initiatives that build more healthy, just and resilient communities.
Natural home builders who combine round pole timber framing with straw, rammed earth, cob, and other earth based materials that include pumice-crete foundations, earthen-floors and natural plasters.
FRC works together with PCS to bring public attention to their code approved, pole frame, fire safe home designs as a viable alternative to conventional housing. Through Cloud Forest Institute, FRG has provided funding for the engineering of an efficient "Saltbox" plan that will be offered with minimal site specific cost additions.
The Metta Foundation has made available a 6.5 acre easement of land located on Hensley Creek Road in Ukiah, CA for FRG to use for public benefit. FRG envisions developing a Natural Building Arts and Innovation Center at this site.
Small Diameter Tree Thinning Crew
John is the wood shop teacher at the Waldorf School of Mendocino, a round wood furniture maker and wood craftsman since 1972. He founded the Round Valley Wood Wrights in 1979, ran the wood shop for the Covelo Garden Project, and taught woodcraft to the apprentices of Allan Chadwick. John makes natural wood furniture from round wood forest thinnings for his business, Wildwood Crafts.