Inspiring Stories

Worm Composting Zoom

WORM Composting Zoom Class for Clinton-Huron Library

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What about Worm Composting? In this Zoom class, a substitute for an “in-person” class scheduled with the Clinton Huron Library, we explored the Life of Worms ! We started with…

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What Does A Mask Mean

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What does a mask mean? For the first three weeks of my time at the Strawbale Studio I wore a mask and denied myself entry to the house that could…

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Fiot 500: The Retrofidition!

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FIOT 500: The Retrofidition A blog post by Jack Chase I have previously asked myself, “Would I not be more environmentally conscious if I retrofitted a building rather than building…

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Lessons within Lessons

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Lessons within Lessons A blog post by Jack Chase A Life Lesson Every moment with Deanne offers a lesson. It is a part of her personal philosophy to take a…

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My Fellow Interns

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2020-7 Week One, Blog Post 3 by Jack Chase – My Fellow Interns My Fellow Interns A blog post by Jack Chase Is a plant any less alive than a…

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Foraging is Permaculture

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Foraging Is Permaculture A blog post by Jack Chase  July Internship – Week 1 Thank you for happening upon this blog and for reading this post. This post describes the…

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Get Horizonal !

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(photo of Jack in his hammock!) 2020-7 Week 1 Blog Posts by new intern, Jack Chase: Get Horizontal! A blog post by Jack Chase Thank you for happening upon this…

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The Full Moon Potluck carried on in solidarity with our full moon in the sky !  Ah ! In April we met virtually, “in spirit”.  Notice in the photo ~…

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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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