If you are looking to build a shed, a barn, or even a home on your homestead, then consider cob construction.
Cob construction refers to a method of building and will have nothing to do with corn. This particular style is similar to making mud bricks, and it very effective. The main difference is you are adding other materials to make the bricks for the construction. These will be made using a combination of soil, straw, sand, and water.
Many types of building materials can be combined with cob construction. This includes wood framing for windows and doors to having poured concrete for the floors. The only thing you may want to do is make a mold to use for forming the bricks.
Information about building a home with cob construction is on diynatural.com here…