Inspiring Stories

20 Most Important Things (a work in progress)

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I was asked by Matt McCoul, “What are the 20 things I think are most important?” I found that to be an inspiring question – do-able in size. Perhaps you…

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Getting Natural

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I have been reflecting on what simple, enjoyable things can help make a place, a home “more natural”.  Last year a fellow attended the Earth Plaster & Sculpting Workshop, and…

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Foraging Instincts – Welcome to the Weave

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  Oooh, I am starting to get “spring fever” — cleaning things that didn’t matter to me during the winter — observing the buds on the maple trees and mulberry…

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February 2019 ~ Writings: Conscious Connections

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BRIGHT SHADOW:I’m thinking of the time when I was expressing love, appreciation, to Alan, Yoga teacher, for who he is and what he brings and embodies. In response he shared…

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O.U Permaculture Class ~ Student Organic Farm

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Oakland University’s Student Organic Farm ~ Pemaculture Class Visit What a great group of young people, learning from awesome, dedicated and knowledgeable teachers, Fay Hanson and Jared Bogdonov-Hanna, from Oakland…

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LOCAL LIVING Resources !

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Re-localize  Re-Skill  Re-connect !   Reweaving our lives together with nature & community.    Local Living resolves a lot of our current problems & instead provides us with health and fulfilling…

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Exploring Life. Clearing the garden bed.

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I got myself outside.  I am always amazed at what I experience. Simply clearing up the beds right outside the kitchen door. dead stalks, leaves, I notice things….some stalks don’t pull…

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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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Empower Youth to Create Change

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The Strawbale Studio program wants to make building & natural skills available to youth and young adults. What your donation will do.  Consider a one-time contribution, or a micro-donation monthly.

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Gibbs Center – Sustainable Projects

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  Students from the Gibbs Center ~ who live together and do fabulous sustainability projects ~ came to the Strawbale Studio for a program to learn additional skills to take back…

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