08/12 Big demand for tiny house-building class in Vermont

Tiny house in construction at Yestermorrow Design-Build School

Tiny house in construction at Yestermorrow Design-Build School

Eileen Carey, like the 13 other students in Yestermorrow’s Tiny House class, is pounding nails and using power tools on her vacation, all with one ultimate goal.

“I like to do things on my own, kind of a little mix of self-reliance and figuring out how things work, and creating something that is made for me,” said Carey of Burlington.

For tiny house enthusiasts, it’s all grounded in a kind of Goldilocks principle.

“So, having the place that’s just right– not to big, not too small, not too much, not too little– I think that’s part of the romance and appeal of tiny houses,” said Lina Menard, the course instructor…

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Elaine Walker