Tour B.A. Norrgard’s Tiny House at Earth Day Texas

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B.A. Norrgard’s tiny home was towed down Newell in Hollywood Heights during the neighborhood’s annual Easter parade last weekend. (Photo: Jo England)

Perhaps you already saw B.A. Norrgard’s adorable 112-square-foot house on wheels at the Hollywood Heights Newellian Easter Parade this year? Or maybe you saw it in this BuzzFeed video?

Well, if you haven’t yet seen inside the super cute but VERY COZY little home documented on Norrgard’s blog, you’ll have another chance to see it during Earth Day Texas. Norrgard will open the teacup cottage to visitors and talk about what she call’s “lifestyle repackaging” but is also known as “extreme downsizing” during the free April 24-26 event at Dallas’ art deco gem, Fair Park. She’ll also talk about the prospect of tiny house communities in Dallas, which is an idea we’re absolutely smitten with.

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Not only can you find out more about tiny homes, but you can learn about a home on the range with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension presentation on rural land stewardship at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 25, on the Centennial Hall’s Academy Stage. Other great presenters include experts on residential solar and wind energy harvesting, urban farm pioneers, backyard compost experts, rainwater harvesting and water-wise landscape experts, wildlife ecologists, and keynote speaker Karenna Gore. There will be a presentation on the “State of the State” that will include a discussion with Texas legislators.

The full schedule of the three-day event is jam-packed with great lectures and musical performances, as well as special exhibitors that can help you make your home a little kinder to the earth. Make your plans today to head out to Fair Park for this great celebration of everything earth-friendly in Texas!

 

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Joanna England

If Executive Editor Joanna England could house hunt forever, she absolutely would. Instead she covers the North Texas housing market and the economy for CandysDirt.com. While she started out with the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University, Joanna's work has appeared in The Dallas Morning News as well as several local media outlets. When she's not knitting or hooping, or enjoying White Rock Lake, she's behind the lens of her camera. She lives in East Dallas with her husband, son, and their furry and feathered menagerie.

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  1. Ray Cox says

    I think Southside would be ideal for a tiny home community. There are already vacant lots with utilities in place; I would think it would be easy to allow two or three homes on each lot. Just a thought…

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