June 22 @ 1:29 am
Loading Events
  • This event has passed.
Create useful heat efficiently from local materials !

Tour the buildings & Stoves on site, Hands-on: mockup of combustion unit, mixing cob & finish plaster, make a model of an Earth Oven and a Rocket Cooker. Principles of construction, code.  Bring a bag lunch.

Also experience a Rumford Fireplace, Rocket Stove Cooker, and see Hay Box, Solar Oven and Earth Oven!


Saturday, January 28th, 2023  9:30a -5p

  • Principles of Rocket Stove and Fire.
  • Evolution of the use of fire
  • Fire up Fire Devices on-sit e! Rocket Stove Mass Heater, Rocket Stove Cooker, Earth Oven, Rumford Fireplace.
  • Mock-up of the Rocket Stove Combustion Unit, Outdoor, hands-on construction & firing.
  • Make a Cob Block and see an Earth Plaster demo.


Sunday, January 29th, 2023  9:30a – 5p

  • Lecture Class / Q&A : Design & Building principles of a basic Earth Oven
  • Hands-on,: Construct  the basic dome of a 1/2 scale oven as a team,
  • Cob Making:  Learn to identify earth, mix and apply a “Cob” mix.
  • Demo of the insulation layer.
  • Earth Oven – Fire it up and BAKE PIZZA for Lunch. at 1p.


Green Exchange    REGISTRATION LINK click here for TICKETS

  • $125 for both days prepaid 2 wks in advance, or $150  after if there is room.
  • $20 “Bring-a-Friend” Discount for each person
  • Some 1/2 Pay Scholarships available.
  • Option: Attend Saturday or Sunday only:  $80/$90 per day.
  • Fee Includes online handouts.
  • Books are available to purchase Rocket Mass Heater Book by Ernie & Erica Wisner + Build Your Own Earth Oven book by Kiko Denzer.
  • Overnight Option:  Supper, overnight accommodations & breakfast just $15 extra.

Limited to 12 participants.    We will follow current Covid Guidelines – optional masks indoors & out. 11-2-2022




January 28, 2023 @ 9:30 am
January 29, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
$80 – $150
Event Categories:
, , , , ,


2691 Noble Rd. Oxford, MI Private Residence
2691 Noble
Oxford, MI 48370 United States
+ Google Map
248 496 4088
View Venue Website