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July 2019

Free – $950

JULY Internship & Worktrade

July 1 - 30, 2019 Experience a month of Natural Building & Sustainable Living Skills, while living, building and in community on rural wooded land at Strawbale Studio! This unique opportunity will focus on finishing enchanting structures with earth plaster and sculpting and creating beautiful building surroundings. There are numerous sustainable skills you will learn + lecture information on building principles. Come as an intern, 1/2 Pay Worktrader or Wwoofer !       To consider being part of this…

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$45

Natural Dye Shibori Workshop

SHIBORI - Natural Plant Dyeing.  July 28, 2019 1-5p Discover a new way to connect with the plant realm through the traditional art of natural dyeing! Join Corinne Denomme and Gaylyn Kaufman in this workshop as we explore the many branches of Shibori: A Japanese dyeing technique that involves varying methods of folding or stitching fabric to create patterns. We'll learn about mordants & fibers, how to prepare a proper dye bath, and entice nature play by creating beautiful pieces…

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August 2019

Free – $950

AUGUST – Internship & Worktrade ~ Natural Building / Living Skills

August 1 – 30, 2019 Experience a month or more, of Natural Building & Sustainable Living Skills, while living, building and in community on rural wooded land at Strawbale Studio! This unique opportunity will focus on finishing enchanting structures with earth plaster and sculpting and creating beautiful building surroundings. There are numerous sustainable skills you will learn + lecture information on building principles. Come as an Intern, 1/2 Pay Worktrader or Wwoofer ! 1/2 Pay Worktrade & Wwoofers contribute 10/20…

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Oakland County PERMACULTURE Meetup

This month the Permaculture Meetup will be held at Strawbale Studio, joining the monthly FULL MOON POTLUCK. The Oakland County Permaculture Meetup meets every 2nd Wednesday, and the Strawbale Studio Potlucks follow the pattern of the full moon, eastern standard time.  This month they fall on the same evening ! Hurray.  Details below !   Come join us as we tour the enchanting natural buildings at Strawbale Studio, with thatched roofs, living roofs, strawbale walls covered with earth plasters.  Also…

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August FULL MOON Potluck

Join us Thursday August 15, 2019 for a Family-Friendly Potluck & Bonfire! Full Moon Potluck Bonfire 6p TOUR of enchanting buildings & grounds. 7:30’ish POTLUCK / Bonfire.   NOTE: New SPRING hours Enjoy a cozy evening – in the Strawbale Studio, outside & around the bonfire, or in the main house. Families welcome. For more information, check out our Full Moon Potluck INFO page!  RSVP with name, email & phone number.  Free event with donations welcomed FIND OUT MORE about this event

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free

Strawbale Studio Exhibit Table @ Hazon Food Fest, Detroit Eastern Market

Strawbale Studio Exhibit Table & Demos Aug 18, 2019 - 11:00 am - 4:00 pm FREE EVENT hosted by the Michigan Jewish Food Festival Eastern Market , Detroit, MI . Indoor/outdoor at Shed 5. There is a wonderful diversity in vendors, and it feels great to come together, different traditions, to promote sustainability. This is an awesome sustainability event by Hazon, which connects food and sustainability with Jewish tradition.   Strawbale Studio has had an exhibit table & demonstrations at…

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$130 – $170

Healing Self ~ Healing the Land

This Retreat is a Permaculture perspective on coming home to ourselves and the earth. We live in a world in which so many places, landscapes, and ecologies have been disrespected, degraded, and damaged. Similarly, so many people are hurting, lost, addicted, and unhappy. The good news is that people and the planet can co-heal. Join us as we explore activities such as gardening, land regeneration, walking, meditation, respecting, and remembering the land. We will learn about exciting horticultural and wilderness…

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September 2019

Free – $950

SEPTEMBER Internship & Worktrade: Natural Building & Living Skills

Oakland University Permaculture Class at Strawbale Studio September 1 – 30, 2019  INTERNSHIP & WORKTRADE at Strawbale Studio Experience a month or more of Natural Building & Sustainable Living Skills, while living, building and in community on rural wooded land at Strawbale Studio! This unique opportunity will focus on finishing enchanting structures with earth plaster and sculpting and creating beautiful building surroundings. There are numerous sustainable skills you will learn + lecture information on building principles. Come as an Intern,…

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free - donations welcome.

September FULL MOON POTLUCK

Join us Saturday, September 14, 2019 for a Family-Friendly Potluck & Bonfire! Full Moon Potluck Bonfire 6p TOUR of enchanting buildings & grounds. 7:30’ish POTLUCK / Bonfire.   NOTE: New SPRING hours Enjoy a cozy evening – in the Strawbale Studio, outside & around the bonfire, or in the main house. Families welcome. For more information, check out our Full Moon Potluck INFO page!  RSVP with name, email & phone number.  Free event with donations welcomed FIND OUT MORE about this event

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Woman’s Nature Renewal Weekend – mark your calendar

We will be offering this very nurturing retreat again in 2019 !  Mark your Calendars.  For more information contact Gaylyn (see below) This year's class will be similar and different from last years which is posted below. Details to come.  Contact Gaylyn for questions. See below Woman’s Nature Renewal Weekend  Sept 20-22, 2019 (keep posted for our current evolving outline for the 2019 weekend) Arrival:  7pm  Friday   Departure:  5 pm Sunday We come together to explore deep connection to nature, self and others. This…

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