Winternship

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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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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2018 Winternship

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2018 Winternship Slideshow !        Reed Collecting for Thatched Roofs          

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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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2016 Winternship Activities List

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  ~ recorded by Veneta Mavrodieva Working on rebuilding the A-Frame Day 1 Jan 4, Mon. Arrival &  Introductions,Schedule for the month, tour of house, buildings and land. Daily:  Shared…

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Winternship 2016: Thatching Workshop

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On Saturday January 10th, in the comfortably cold winter woods of Oxford, Michigan, six workshop attendees traveled long and far, from Howell, Goodrich, and even internationally from Ontario, and all arrived…

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Winternship 2016: Week 1

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Sunday, January 3rd Kathryn, Doug, and Jacob were early arrivals and got settled into the house. An evening of mending and story sharing was thoroughly enjoyed. Monday, January 4th –…

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Winternship 2015

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January 4th through February 4th, 2015 Blog Post written by Nana Ferdnance (bottom row, second from left).  Photos from folks in the program. WEEK 1: INTRODUCTIONS & THATCHING      …

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2014 Winternship ~ the full experience report !

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Rocket Stove – fired up!   Winterns: Zack, Jimez, Ben, Scott, Kirstin !   What a rich time with so many elements weaving: workshops, natural living skills, Permaculture Meetup and…

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Winternship 2014 Week 2

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January 12, 2014 Round Pole Building On Mon the 13th, our Winterns Kirsten, Scott, Ben, Zack and Jimez started making a model of the Round Pole structure for the upcoming…

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