Community Events

Great Lakes BIONEERS Detroit

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Friday November 2 & 3, 2018 Bioneers (biological pioneers) is an annual conference, a movement and a way of life! National BIONEERS is in its 29th year and Great Lakes…

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Lost & Found 2017-2018 or so

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If anything is yours…Let me know and I can put your name on it and keep it….or you can pick it up at an event, or potluck or make an…

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May 2018 Newsletter

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​​May Newsletter.  Finally spring !  Come connect with Nature & Folks. Upcoming  +  Update on Happenings  +  Eco – Connections Full Moon Potluck & Bonfire April 29 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm…

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2017 REPORT for Strawbale Studio Activities

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The focus for 2017 was getting ready for the Strawbale Studio 20TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION! 20 Years ago Fran Lee wanted a structure, and I wanted to build. Many, many hands…

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February Newsletter 2017

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Strawbale Studio Newsletter Feb 2017  ~ Resilience  🙂   CALENDAR  .  UPDATES  .  LINKS Wednesday Feb 8     at Gardner Walsh in Pontiac Oakland County Permaculture Meetup** **note: held at Goldner…

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Compassionate Communication

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Ways to Increase Compassion and Peacemaking for Self and Others Here are a few of my favorite ways to learn about a way of thinking and communicating called NVC which stands…

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Natural Building Colloquium 2015

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This year was a 20th REUNION of the first Natural Building Colloquium, held at Black Range Lodge in Kingston, NM, bringing together natural builders in a  week of building, presentations…

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South Michigan Permaculture MIXER & Agro-Forestry Workshop ~ May 23 & 24

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Plantings on the Pipeline. Permaculture Mixer May 23, 2015. Photo by Inira Thank you everyone who made it out! What a wonderful way to spend an early summer day! Over…

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Rochester Earth Day GREEN LIVING Festival

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The MI Green Living Festival, one of the largest Earth Day events in the Midwest, was held  April 24 – 26,  and drew a crowd of 10’s of thousands to see distributors and…

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Celebration Party in the Strawbale Studio

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The warmth of candlelight and conversation …. What an amazing, beautiful, fulfilling evening when everything in my life was present ~ wonderful people, music, food ~ in the most nurturing…

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