Workshops & Classes

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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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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Muddy Hands and Big Plans: One Month at Strawbale Studio

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Blog post by intern Stephanie Sykes When my husband Malte & I stumbled across the Strawbale Studio website in our search for sustainability education programs, we were immediately captivated by…

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How to Host an Authentic Weekend

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Blog by Intern, Eben Gardener:  Hello Strawbalers! Another authentic weekend has passed for us here at the Strawbale Studio to reminisce. After the Foraging Workshops we ask:  How do you…

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How Sustainable!

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Blog by Intern Eben Gardener for the week of MAY 6, 2019 Hello Strawbalers! And welcome back to another post from Strawbale Studio. It has been a while since we…

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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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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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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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Winternship Blogs: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018 !

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Winternships over the years …..   2014 Winternship Blog by Kirsten Pope,Wintern.   2015 Winternship Blog by Nana Ferdnance   2016 Winternship Blog by Dougg Reith   “Best. Experience. Ever.” …

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February Newsletter 2017

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Strawbale Studio Newsletter Feb 2017  ~ Resilience  🙂   CALENDAR  .  UPDATES  .  LINKS Wednesday Feb 8     at Gardner Walsh in Pontiac Oakland County Permaculture Meetup** **note: held at Goldner…

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