news brief Immersive Oxford Winternship Monthlong Program Teaches Natural Building, Sculpting and Cooking Strawbale Studio’s Winternship is scheduled for January 5 through February 5, 2023, and applications are now being accepted…read more
June 15, 2022 Full MOON ZOOM. “What’s holding me together? Journaling, Family and having things to look forward to.” Jack Emergent Themes: Nature is Growing!! New & Traditional Technologies…read more
The themes of this Full Moon Evening zoom gathering were “love of natural building & gardening, self-care & healing, gratitude for friends & support from life.
We were inspired by each other, as we shared our stories of “what’s alive in us”, “what’s inspiring us”. There was a lot of synchronicity within our stories, and an appreciation of our time of connecting.
What a rich time being together over this Solstice time! Strawbale Studio Friends from Michigan, Ohio, New York, shared Resource links, Inspirations, “What’s Alive In Me”, and Strawbale Design planning…read more
Ah ! Another very rich & deep gathering of souls — sharing “What’s alive in me, what’s inspiring me!” Eric is growing “mushroom insulation” for his Detroit Community Greenhouse. He…read more
What a full and connecting time to be together and enjoy learning about Natural Nutrient Systems on the land, and workshop on Earth Ovens & Rocket Stoves!read more
MAY 26, 2021 FULL MOON ZOOM Emergent Themes, Chat Links, Participants sharing, Possible outcomes: Emergent Themes: Connecting with and supporting Nature. Technological support for human needs. Joy of Spring &…read more
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…read more
The Global EcoVillage Project is a design process to imagine and make a drawing or model of a community that is ECOLOGICAL and FUN. A group of Upland Hills students explored this process during 4 sessions in May, as part of their “at home” & online learning.read more