ORIENTATION: Introduction to buildings, materials, schedule & activities. Walk the land.
NATURAL BUILDING: Materials foraging. Earth (soil test dig by Middle Earth and excavation from Mid Meadow), Rocks – identify piles & shapes for different uses, (wood next week) Earth – testing: mix, test, bricks & Pookies. Cob Mix, applied to Hobbit Sauna exterior north bench
CLASS PRESENTATION : Natural Materials Continuum, Fiot, Need Have/STrategies. Design, Site. Earth Class. Stretch Goal Foundations. CT process. SUSTAINABLE SKILLS : Soak/fruit Shiitake logs. Plant ID & Foraging for food. ID St. Johns Wort, Yarrow, Bittersweet, Virginia Creeper, Poison Ivy. FOOD sources: Violet, Wild Mustard, Oxeye Daisy, raspberry, mulberry, grape leaf. Greenhouse, garlic, onion, lambs quarters. (DB – kale, peas)
EVENING PROGRAM: Separately. Jack is set up in the Cedar Cabin – sleeping & cooking there. ENRICHMENT: Zoom Moon ~ Full Moon Potluck online. East River Farm Visit . Jack picks up eggs and meets Les.
WORKTRADE: Agri-Forest tree cages – construct, protect trees by mulching and staking down 15 tree cages. Path clearing & CT Compost Bin construction, including felling and processing a 5” diameter tree in the way.