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June 2014

Earth Plaster Class ~ June 14 & 15th

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Mixing Earth Plaster by hand. Students learned about harvested and mixed a clay-sand subsoil from the land to create a sculpting mix called Cob, which we sculpted into models and used…

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Thatching Workshop 6-7-2014

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Making a lashed thatching frame. Japanese Square Lashing Knot During this Introductory Thatching Workshop the principles of thatching were taught in a classroom session. We also toured the thatched buildings on…

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Foraged Brunch at the Strawbale Studio

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The Foraged Brunch on May 17 was a very full and fun time.  Funfulling? Fullfunning? We explored the lawns and gardens finding and tasting ox eye daisy, dandelion, curly dock,…

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LTU Tour 6-8-2014

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LTU students entering the Strawbale Studio Rocket Stove Mass Heater Outdoor Rocket Stove Cooker ! Students from Lawrence Institute of Technology visited the Strawbale Studio to see examples of natural…

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April Full Moon Potluck 2014

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Ellen Waara created this wonderful video which features a lot of the good sustainability work that our community has been up to the last few years….this is an “Earth Talk” episode,…

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