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June 2012- September 2012

Page history last edited by Deanne Bednar 7 years, 7 months ago

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June 4, 2012 

Monday 6-10'ish 

 

 

 

 

June 16 & 17,2012 Sat & Sun 10 - 6p

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 16, 2012from 11am till evening

 

 

 

 

 

June 22 - 24,2012

 

 

 

 

Jun27,  2012 Wed 7-9:30p

 

 

June 30 , 2012

 

 

 

 

July 3, 2012

Tues. 6-10p

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 1 - 14, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 14 - 28, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 15, 2012

 

 

 

 

August 1,2012 Wednesday

 

 

 

August, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 25, 2012 Detroit  &

 

 

 

August 26,2012,   Strawbale Studio, Oxford, MI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 31 Friday2012 

 

Full Moon Potluck 

Join in on this free community event that includes a tour of the buildings, a bonfire and an opportunity to be with good folks and nature.    RSVP and Registration   6 pm tour. 7p food and bonfire

 

 

Natural Building Workshop:

The Spiral Chamber at Tall Trees Community Farm & Education Center  White Lake MIRegistration

Hands-on Natural Building: Wattle & Daub, Earth Plaster, Thatching

Family friendly. Camping / Bonfire /  Scholarships/group rates available. 

 

 

Tall Trees Summer Solstice Festival
at Tall Trees Community Farm & Education Center
in White Lake, MI

Family fun, activities, great food available to buy or bring your own

Strawbale Studio will be hosting a natural building hands-on project:

The Spiral Chamber with earth plasters & thatching. 

There will be herb walks & much more. 

Click here for details

       

Green Living Festival in Rochester Michigan ! http://www.migreenteam.com/glf 

Strawbale Studio will have an exhibit & hands-on activities.  Great free event

for the whole family. Food, Fun, Exhibits, Evening parties. 4th annual event.

                                       

Sustainable Living Tour  at the Strawbale Studio,

Enjoy learning about all sorts of natural, local & efficient ways of living as you tour the thatched structures, gardens, see earth ovens and more. c

 

Deanne will be leading a Plant Walk at a day-long retreat: Spirit Women of the Earth. held at the Heritage Park in Farmington, MI.  There will be many activities.  Visit:

http://muniweb.fhgov.com/egov/docs/1339775283_70465.pdf

 

 Full Moon Potluck 

Join in on this free community event that includes a tour of the buildings, a bonfire and an opportunity to be with good folks and nature.    RSVP and Registration   6 pm tour. 7p food and bonfire

 

Natural Building Workshop at Kinstone,  Fountain City, Wisconsin.  Cordwood Chapel with a Thatched Roof.  Learn foundations, cordwood, timber framing thatching & more

You could attend all, or the cordwood part, or the 3 day thatching course Deanne will be teaching July 5-7. FLYER

Natural Building Workshop at Kinstone : The Permaculture Project LLC
www.permacultureproject.com

 

 

 course full  Mud, Straw, Timber & Reed : Complete Natural Building Course with 4 expert instructors.  Includes construction of a small cottage: foundation, timber framing, cob and strawbale wall systems, thatching, design &  more ! Instructors ~ Sarah Highland, Timberframer from VT, Christina Ott, Natural Builder from KY, Chris McClellan, expert from OH, & Deanne Bednar, thatching & earth plasters, from MI. Attend 1 or both weeks.

A very unique opportunity to learn a lot in a short amount of time. 

 

Ann Arbor Summer ReSkillingFestival   A wonderful opportunity to learn many new skills and people !  Held 10am-5pm at the Rudolf Steiner High School, 2230 Pontiac Trail, Ann Arbor. Deanne will not be there, as the July 1 4-28 course runs during that time.  But you are encouraged to attend !

 

Full Moon Potluck 

Join in on this free community event that includes a tour of the buildings, a bonfire and an opportunity to be with good folks and nature.    RSVP and Registration   6 pm tour. 7p food and bonfire

 

 Worktrade opportunity – August, 2012 in California.

 Kirk Mobert of Sundog Builders in Point Arena,  California has a 9 day workshop starting Aug. 17th AND is looking for work traders to come learn and work with them through early October.  http://cobworkshops.org/the-sundog-9-day-workshop/

 

 

"Pocket Rocket" Stove Construction & "Rocket Stove" Experiments.

       by leading experts -- Ernie & Erica Weisner -- from Oregon.

                           Attend one or both events. 

August 25,  Spirit Hope Farm, Detroit "Long-Emergency Rocketry Workshop"

(mad fun with scrappy bits)

 

August 26, Strawbale Studio, Oxford MI:  "Dirty Secrets of a Clean Fire"

(test  firing & experimenting with various rocket stove designs)

FOOD --

Saturday:  Bring your own bag lunch, or buy food from the Soup Kitchen (lunch) or Golden Gate Cafe (supper)  

Sunday:     Bring your own bag lunch and stay on for a Pizza supper in the Earth Oven. Donations welcomed.

REGISTRATION FOR THE FIRE WORKSHOPS

* Private Consultations with Ernie & Erica are available.   Call or email: cell  503-807-6212 eritter@gmail.com   www.ErnieAndErica.info

 

 

Full Moon Potluck 

Join in on this free community event that includes a tour of the buildings, a bonfire and an opportunity to be with good folks and nature.    RSVP and Registration   6 pm tour. 7p food and bonfire

 

donations wecomed

 

 

 

 

$50 - $75   Sliding scale.  

 

 

 

 

 a $5 to $25sliding scale offering isdeeply appreciated

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Free

 

 

 

 $25 

 

 

click on link for info.

 

 

 

 

 

Donations welcomed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$900 earlybird or $1200 thereafter. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

click on link for info. 

 

 

 

 

Free. Donations welcomed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Full Pay: 1 day $65/ 2 days $100. 

 

Reduced Fee: 1 day $25/ both days $50.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Free --- donations welcomed.

 

 

 

 

 

September 12, 2012Wednesday 6:30 - 9:30p

 

 

 

September 15, 2012  Saturday 10a - 5p

 

 

 

September 22, 2012. Saturday, noon - 5:00p

 

 

 

September 29, 2012. Saturday

 10a – 5'ish p

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September 29, 2012. Saturday

6p - 10'ish

 

 

                                  SEPTEMBER   2012  

 

Introduction to Natural Building & Sustainable Living.  

Enjoy a tour the Strawbale Studio & other thatched structures on wooded rural land.  See the earth oven, rocket stoves, and other sustainable living components.  Also view a video on strawbale construction & learn about other workshops & internship opportunities offered by the Strawbale Studio Education Program. Bring your own bag lunch. Pre-registration required. Scholarships available   RSVP & Registration   

 

Earth Plaster Class 

Learn to use beautiful Earth Plaster on your existing walls or natural building home. Find materials, mix, apply. Taught by Deanne Bednar, illustrator of the Natural Plaster Book.  Includes a tour of natural buildings and plaster & benches added in an existing home. Bring your own bag lunch. Pre-registration required. Scholarships available   RSVP & Registration   

 

  Sixth Annual Farmgirl Revival at "Yule Love It" Lavendar Farm, Leonard, MI

 Four farmgirls return to laugh and share the skills and art they inherited from women who lived the “use what you have” farm lifestyle. Come continue the legacy. Dress for the outdoors and bring a blanket. The Gift Shoppe will be open. Deanne from the Strawbale Studio will be presenting on Hay Cookers, Solar Oven & Dry CompostingToilets. 

Early registration suggested ~ includes lunch.  Call  248-628-7814 or email Iris

 

Round Pole Construction "FIOT" *

Numerous structures on the land have used round pole framing: the Strawbale Studio, Kids' Cottage, Wood Shelter, Spiral Chamber.  In this workshop techniques will be shared and using the inquiry method, we will build on our collective knowledge to construct a small pole structure.  Includes harvesting poles from the woods & touring the buildings with an eye to framing,  Bring your own bag lunch and a battery drill and sharp saw if you have one.. Pre-registration required. Scholarships available   Stay on for the Full Moon Potluck - Below.  

RSVP & Registration                             * "FIOT" :  Figure It Out Together. 

 

Full Moon Potluck 

Join in on this free community event that includes a tour of the buildings, a bonfire and an opportunity to be with good folks and nature.    RSVP and Registration   6 pm tour. 7p food and bonfire

 

 

 

 

$15 paid 1 week in advance.  $20 after that.  

 

 

$50 paid 1 week in advance/ $75 thereafter. 

 

 

Register by Sep. 12: $15; Limit 50

 

 

 

 

 

 

$25 prepaid 1 week in advancee.  $35 after that. 

 

 

 

 

 

Free. Donations appreciated. 

 

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