Exhibits & Presentations

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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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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Bio Char Demo with Karl & Gaylin Kaufman

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September 2015 Karl & Gayln Kaufman came to Strawbale Studio – to do a  low-tech biochar production demonstration. Biochar is charcoal from biomass, which effectively sequesters carbon for hundreds to thousands…

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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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Connecting “Life, Land and People”

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Robbie & Shanna seek to integrate Permaculture with the Kensington Kids’ Cottage. SBS tour 2-5-15 Kensington Kids Cottage & Permaculture Robbie Brown and his friend Shanna Cutron visited the Strawbale…

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Earth Day 2014 in Rochester, Michigan

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  Ap Strawbale Studio Exhibit Tent. Ruthie in the foreground, Turtle Oven in the background.     April 26 – 28, 2014, the Strawbale Studio had an exhibit booth at…

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Kensington Kids Cottage ~ Metropark Project

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Kensington Metropark in Milford, Michigan, is a 4,481 acre park system where visitors can participate in numerous outdoor activities. Many volunteers helped construct a new addition to the park, a…

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