TV Casting Call for Sustainable Building Reality Show!

Sage Mountain CenterCenter Projects

Sage Mountain Center has been working with a production company out of Los Angeles to create two TV shows involving alternative construction. We are looking for builders and teams familiar with cordwood/straw bale construction and general alternative construction skills (Sage Mountain Center will not have a team but will be the Project Director). The shows are being pitched to Discovery … Read More

8-Week Yoga Class in Butte

Sage Mountain CenterEvents, Yoga Class

January 4 through February 22, 2016 When: Mondays at 6:00 pm — 7:30 pm Where: Aldersgate United Methodist Church 1621 Thorton (corner of Grand Ave. and Thorton Ave), Butte, MT Why: For relaxation, flexibility, and strength Who: Beginner and intermediate level Bring: Loose, comfortable clothes, ½ empty stomach, yoga pad (premium yoga pads will be for sale for $20.) Announcement: … Read More

Krater Garden – 2015

Sage Mountain CenterCenter Projects

Last summer with the help of Zach Weiss, our Sepp Holzer Krater Garden was constructed. The legendary author and teacher Sepp Holzer himself shared his vision and knowledge with 50 attendees during a week-long workshop as we quickly assembled the team of dump trucks, excavators, and hand tools. The initial shape was formed during the workshop and throughout the remainder … Read More


Sage Mountain CenterCenter Happenings

Late fall of last year we noticed a raven regularly visiting the Crater Garden. Each evening around 6pm he would hobble into the garden to snack and drink. His wing was broken and dragging on the ground. After careful consideration we decided to catch him and see if his wing was repairable. Ravens are very intelligent birds and he let … Read More

Labyrinth Project

Sage Mountain CenterCenter Projects

After further observation of the labyrinth location, we have decided to move it to another site. Initially, the meadow (which we cleared decades ago in order to create more open grass lands), was going to remain natural for grazing deer and elk. But looking closer at the sight, the meadow is now thriving with very healthy sage brush, new Douglas … Read More

2014 Highlights

Sage Mountain CenterYear Highlights

In addition to our site assessments and tour offerings, here are the highlights from 2014. 1/5 Eight week winter yoga course (60 students) 1/21 Renewable energy talk for League of Women Voters, Helena 1/25 Hosted AERO board of director’s retreat 2/6 Participated in Northern Plains Resource Council energy panel discussion, Helena 2/12 Solar seminars for Lewis and Clark Co. business … Read More