Inspiring Stories

Fiot 500: The Retrofidition!

Fiot 500: The Retrofidition! 441 588 Strawbale Studio

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

Lessons within Lessons 441 588 Strawbale Studio

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

My Fellow Interns 503 377 Strawbale Studio

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

Foraging is Permaculture 446 594 Strawbale Studio

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 !

Get Horizonal ! 2560 1920 Strawbale Studio

(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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FULL MOON~ZOOM !

FULL MOON~ZOOM ! 792 594 Strawbale Studio

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)

20 Most Important Things (a work in progress) 640 480 Strawbale Studio

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

Getting Natural 1920 2560 Strawbale Studio

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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Wedding at Strawbale Studio ~ William & Alezandra

Wedding at Strawbale Studio ~ William & Alezandra 792 594 Strawbale Studio

William & Alezandra’s “Renaissance Wedding” was an enchanting day at Strawbale Studio ! The Wedding Party & Guests dressed in period outfits,  with the thatched buildings and path-filled wooded land.…

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Foraging Instincts – Welcome to the Weave

Foraging Instincts – Welcome to the Weave 640 480 Strawbale Studio

  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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