Monday, April 27, 2009

Bed, Breakfast and Papercrete in Marathon, Texas

How do you experience living in a home built with sustainable materials without building your own? One way is to stay at one of a growing number of green B&B's.

In Marathon, Texas a short 30 minute drive from the Amtrak station in Alpine and 2 1/2 hours from the airport in Midland Eve's Garden Bed and Breakfast features papercrete domes and arches.

Eve’s Garden is an organic bed and breakfast which features an organic garden and locally produced food. The buildings themselves feature recycled content, papercrete and strawbale construction.

Rooms rent for between $195 and $155 per night.

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