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A new tasting pavilion for Lovingston Winery

This newly completed tasting pavilion at Lovingston Winery near Charlottesville, Va elevates the humble structure of a barn to an elegant experience for all occasions. Large rolling barn doors provide flexible access to outdoor areas, a dual fireplace serves both the interior and an exterior seating area, and the exposed framework echoes the architecture of …

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The Farmhouse project wins Best Community Amenity

The Farmhouse project, completed last year at Chickahominy Falls in Virginia, has been awarded Best Community Amenity for 2023 by the Home Builders Association of Virginia. The Farmhouse comprises three structures serving as the community centerpiece: a gathering house, a fitness center, and a pavilion, all surrounding the community pool. Chickahominy Falls is a unique …

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Geobarns Completes Town Library

April 10, 2023: Geobarns has completed a new public library in Meriden, New Hampshire, replacing a smaller structure that had become woefully inadequate for the community’s needs. Here are some highlights of the new Meriden Library building: Valley News – Residents making use of recently opened library in Meriden (vnews.com)

Geobarns featured in Green Energy Times

Green Energy Times, a leading newspaper for advancing green energy practices, has published an article by us on our permaculture project in Italy. Permaculture is an approach to land management and settlement design that adopts arrangements observed in flourishing natural ecosystems. It includes planning and management practices that consider the ecosystem as a whole when planning each …

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Geobarns featured in Green Energy Times

Imagine opening your door to a yard filled with wildflowers and teeming with butterflies and songbirds. Imagine yard maintenance transformed from the joyless tasks of mowing and pruning into a simpler, more rewarding role of nurturing and curation. Imagine creating a landscape design that isn’t just ornamental beauty, but becomes a back yard nature preserve …

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Chickahominy Falls wins Virginia Community of the Year

Chickahominy Falls, a planned community built around sustainable agriculture and farm-to-table lifestyle, has been awarded Best Community of the Year for 2020 by the Home Builders Association of Virginia. From Cornerstone Homes website: What started five years ago at Cornerstone Homes with an idea, plenty of research, inspiration and good old-fashioned hard work, reached back …

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Geobarns Journey: Italy to Texas – The Old World to the New

In the past month we have racked up some miles… journeying to Italy with Casey and David to develop a master site plan for the Rochetta project — including water pathways, vineyard, roads, new and medieval buildings, and development of a permaculture farm. Casey learned to overcome her lack of Italian by using her hands …

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The SILO wins Good Food Award

The SILO Distillery, maker of farm-to-bottle distilled spirits and ciders in Vermont, has won the prestigious Good Food Award in the Vodkas category for 2020. From the Good Food Foundation’s website: The Good Food Foundation exists to celebrate, connect, empower and leverage the passionate and engaged, yet often overlooked, players in the food system who …

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2020 Reflection

It is the custom at the turning of the year to reflect upon the past year and to plan for the new, and it is with some chagrin that we note that it has been nearly two full years since this blog was last updated. This is both a mark of success and a mark …

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