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June 2019

$120 – $160

Strawbale & Earth Plaster ~ Hands-on Workshop!

Strawbale & Earth Plaster Basics ! Saturday May  9:30- 5p  Sunday 9:30 - 4p Hands-on learning ! Stack, stabilize and earth plaster part of a strawbale wall system.  Learn concepts & principles of strawbale construction ~ plus tour several small strawbale structures on-site.  Learn how to identify and source the materials you will use. Harvest subsoil, mix and apply earth plaster layers to strawbales, ~ and try your hand at a "bottle wall". Instructor: Deanne Bednar has been involved in…

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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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July FULL MOON Potluck

Join us Tuesday July 16, 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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$45

Natural Dye Shibori Workshop

SHIBORI - Natural Plant Dyeing.  July 28, 2019   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 of…

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August 2019

Free – $950

AUGUST – Internship & Worktrade ~ Natural Building / Living Skills

August 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 ! 1/2 Pay Worktrade & Wwoofers contribute 10/20 hours/week toward…

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August FULL MOON Potluck

Join us Wednesday August 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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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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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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Strawbale Studio Exhibit @ Eastern Market ~ Jewish Food Fest

Strawbale Studio will again have an exhibit table and demonstrations at the Jewish Food Fest.  This awesome festival is to promote food and environmental sustainability.  There are many and diverse vendors and non-profit organizations who make up this event.  Food galore of all types.  A Free event. Family Friendly, Informational and Joyful.  

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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 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…

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