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Owner to discuss tiny house living
Tiny House Living with Ben Brown

If you've ever dreamed of downsizing your home — really downsizing — to a tiny house, then Ben Brown will tell you what to expect at 6 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Kalamazoo Public Library's Eastwood Branch, 1112 Gayle Ave.

Brown will talk about his experiences building and living in a 250-square-foot home. With the assistance of Habitat for Humanity, Brown built his home on Charles Street, in the Eastside neighborhood, in 2017, and it became the first legal tiny house in Kalamazoo. Brown will discuss how to make a tiny house comfortable while minimizing its impact on the environment.

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