Sustainable Skills

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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FULL MOON~ZOOM !

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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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GLOBAL ECOVILLAGE Project with Upland Hills School

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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.

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Fermentation Class at Lyons Library

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Details Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 1 PM EST – 2:30 PM EST Lyon Township Public Library Public · Hosted by Lyon Township Public Library and LTPL Grows Learn how…

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Fermenting Fun !

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Magical Food Preservation ! 1-5p March 23,& March 24, 2019. Kraut and Kim Chi with lots of chopping & Butter-making with lots of shaking ! What a wonderful time… as…

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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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2019 Winternship – guest blogger, Rob Zverina

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The 2019 Winternship was awesome, with wonderful intern and weekend workshop participants.   Here is a sense of it through the eyes of Rob Zverina who attended with his wife…

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Children’s Tool Shed Project – Elkhart, IN. Wellfield Botanical Gardens

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We had some wonderful building adventures at the Childrens’ Garden ~ within the awesome, awesome Wellfield Botanical Gardens in Elkhart, Indiana ! Over 10 days, in June and July, Tyler…

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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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