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2010 SCHEDULE

Page history last edited by Deanne Bednar 9 years, 6 months ago

 

2010 Strawbale Studio (SBS) Activities 

 

1-27-2010         

Detroit Green Map.   Deanne & interns took part in a meeting held in Ann Arbor to learn how to enter data into the new online Detroit & Detroit Metro Green Maps.
2-2-2010  Transition Oakland Planning Session with Chris Bedford @ Upland Hills Ecological Awareness Center,
2-28-2010 

Full Moon Potluck & Bonfire at the Strawbale Studio: a monthly community gathering  

4-17-2010

Introduction to Thatching 101 Workshop: Tour thatched buildings, demo & hands-on.

4-23to25-2010    
 Michigan Earthday Fest  Rochester, MI.  SBS did an exhibit, earth oven demo & Strawbale maze
4-27-2010 Transition Oakland monthly gathering at the Lake Orion Arts Center, attended by DB & interns.  

5-8-2010 

 

  Wild Lapeer . The SBS had an exhibit, regional natural building presentation & hands-on wattle & daub activity for children at this Earthday event in Lapeer, MI. 

5-14 to 16-2010 

 Strawbale Construction Skillshop  Build with bales & plaster with earth on the Kid's Cottage 

5-1-2010 

 Women on the Land Deepen with the land - forage & build a lean-to together. 

May 22, 201

 Mongolian Felting Workshop with Kylie Baker. SBS interns participate at 3 Roods Farm. 

May 23, 2010 

 Earth Oven Skillshop  Participants build & cook in an earth oven at the SBS.

May 27, 20

 Foraging & Flowers Workshop .  Explore native & wild edible plants on the land, followed by the Full Moon Potluck & Bonfire.

June 16, 2010

 Women on the Land .  Buildng shelter with foraged wood at Three Roods Farm.

 

June 19, 2010      

Natural Building Project at Tall Trees Farm. A wattle & daub Spiral Chamber was begun at the  Solstice Celebration, assisted by SBS interns & solstice guests 

June 25-27,
Great Lakes Renewable Energy Fair   Troy Michigan.
June 25, 2010

Detroit Green Map Click here.  presentation at the Detroit Social Forum & Green Solutions That Work conference at Oakland Community College, Royal Oak Campus. Conference 8:30 - 4pm. Green Map presentation 2:15 - 3:00

 

June 26, 2010

Saturday

10 - 5 pm

 

 

 

6 - 10 pm

 

Full Moon Activity:  EARTH OVEN Workshop !     Hands-on, learning each step of the process, take part in the construction of a full-scale oven, and make a mini-model to take home. $10 deposit holds your place. Stay on for Sunday to get more in-depth info & experience (Addtional $45 or $35 prepaid)    More details.

 

FULL MOON Bonfire and Potluck .  On a Saturday this time !  6 - 9:00+ pm. Tour of   grounds 6:00 to 6:30p !     Details     

June 26 -

July 3,  2010  Attend part or all.

Living & Building in Community   Click this link.

Includes the above earth oven workshop~ an 8 day Skill-shop on the land. Learn hands-on natural building & sustainable living skills in a beautiful wooded rural setting on 50 acres 1 hr north of Detroit. Strawbale Sauna wall construction & earth plastering, Earth Oven Workshop & Thatching demo, video & some hands-on. Learn the joy of harvesting materials from the land to build enchanting structures & provide healthy food. Bake pizza in an earth oven & with a solar cooker !  Details.  

 

July 8 -11, 2010 

4 day Permaculture Class in Hastings MI .    Click here   

 

July 11, 2010 9:30am - 2   

Earth Plastering at Tall Trees Community Farm 7600 Hitchcock Rd., White Lake, MI 48383.

 

Transition Oakland Meeting at Tall Trees Farm, White Lake, Michigan.  The Strawbale Studio gang will be leading a natural building hands-on experience to do earth plaster on the Spiral Chamber, a round-pole structure. http://www.transitionoaklandcounty.org/ 

 

July 16 - 18, 2010    

Friday 5 pm  to  Saturday 4 pm.

  Earth Plaster & Sculpting Skillshop    Click here. .  (tbr)

Attend part or all. Earth plaster is an incredible aesthetic as well as a highly functional and sustainable material.  Hands-on. Learn the essentials to be comfortable using this medium in your house or future projects.   Register now ~ limited spaces. $25 saves your place. Some Scholarships available.

 

July 21, 2010

Wednesday

10a - 2 p +

 

 Women on the Land . Click here.  (3 Roods Farm to SBS land, earth plastered on the Guest Cottage.)

This 4 part Series is held at Three Roods Farm in Columbiaville, MI every 3rd Wednesday. Deepen into our relationship with the earth through natural building, walking meditation, foraging.    Details & discounts.

 

July 22 - Aug 1, 2010 

 

Get on the Natural Building Express.  Click here.

& travel together to the 5th annual Natural Building Colloquium East on Thunder Mountain outside Bath, NY.  Details

 

July 25, 2010

Sunday 6 -10p

 

FULL MOON Bonfire and Potluck  .   On a Sunday this time !  6 - 9:00+ pm. Tour of grounds 6:00 to 6:30p ! Details

 

June 26 -

July 3,  2010  Attend part or all.

Living & Building in Community   Click this link.

Includes the above earth oven workshop~ an 8 day Skill-shop on the land. Learn hands-on natural building & sustainable living skills in a beautiful wooded rural setting on 50 acres 1 hr north of Detroit. Strawbale Sauna wall construction & earth plastering, Earth Oven Workshop & Thatching demo, video & some hands-on. Learn the joy of harvesting materials from the land to build enchanting structures & provide healthy food. Bake pizza in an earth oven & with a solar cooker !  Details.  

 

July 8 -11, 2010 

4 day Permaculture Class in Hastings MI .    Click here   

 

July 11, 2010 9:30am - 2   

Earth Plastering at Tall Trees Community Farm 7600 Hitchcock Rd., White Lake, MI 48383.

 

Transition Oakland Meeting at Tall Trees Farm, White Lake, Michigan.  The Strawbale Studio gang will be leading a natural building hands-on experience to do earth plaster on the Spiral Chamber, a round-pole structure. http://www.transitionoaklandcounty.org/ 

 

July 16 - 18, 2010    

Friday 5 pm  to  Saturday 4 pm.

  Earth Plaster & Sculpting Skillshop    Click here. .  (tbr)

Attend part or all. Earth plaster is an incredible aesthetic as well as a highly functional and sustainable material.  Hands-on. Learn the essentials to be comfortable using this medium in your house or future projects.   Register now ~ limited spaces. $25 saves your place. Some Scholarships available.

 

July 21, 2010

Wednesday

10a - 2 p +

 

 Women on the Land . Click here.  (3 Roods Farm to SBS land, earth plastered on the Guest Cottage.)

This 4 part Series is held at Three Roods Farm in Columbiaville, MI every 3rd Wednesday. Deepen into our relationship with the earth through natural building, walking meditation, foraging.    Details & discounts.

 

July 22 - Aug 1, 2010 

 

Get on the Natural Building Express.  Click here.

& travel together to the 5th annual Natural Building Colloquium East on Thunder Mountain outside Bath, NY.  Details

 

July 25, 2010

Sunday 6 -10p

 

FULL MOON Bonfire and Potluck  .   On a Sunday this time !  6 - 9:00+ pm. Tour of grounds 6:00 to 6:30p ! Details

 

August 18, 2010

Wednesday 10 - 2pm+

 Women on the Land  Click here

This 4 part Series is held at Three Roods Farm in Columbiaville, MI every 3rd Wednesday. Deepen into our relationship with the earth through natural building, walking meditation, foraging.   

 

Aug 20-28, 2010


Living & Building in Community.  

An 8 day Skillshop on the land. Learn hands-on natural building & sustainable living skills in a beautiful wooded rural setting on 50 acres 1 hr north of Detroit. Tentative Programing: Rocket Stove Construction, Thatching and a Strawbale Sauna construction.  Details. 

Sept. 10-19, 2010 "Complete Cob" 10 day Workshop . Co-taught by Brian Birnowski & Deanne Bednar at the Cob Cottage Co in Oregon. 

October 9, 2010

11 am -6:30  

   Earthcraft for a Restorative Life    An exploration into permaculture, natural building & herbalism on the SBS land taught by 3 teachers from these disciplines. 

October 15 - 17

Great Lakes Bioneers DetroitMarygrove College, Detroit.  The SBS had  a Natural Building & Green Map Exhibit., earth oven demo & hands-on youth workshop: "Sculpting an Ecovillage". . 

Nov 13, 2010

Intro to Natural Building  -- Tour, Video, Lunch 

Nov 21, 2010 ´╗┐Candle-Making Workshop´╗┐ with wax from local bees, and stenciled holiday card activity followed by the Full Moon Bonfire & Potluck.
Monthly

 Full Moon Potluck & Bonfire plus tour of the buildings & grounds at the Strawbale Studio.    

Weekly

Teen Build Program meets on Wednesdays intermittently throughout the year.

Daily Ongoing activities: Intern & volunteer projects, office work & maintenance.
   
   

 

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