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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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Kids’ Natural Building Activity @ Great Lakes Herb Faire

The Great Lakes Herb Faire, held outside Chelsea Michigan, hosts many herbal presenters, classes and things to buy ! This wonderful family-friendly annual gathering also includes many children !  Many  of the young people have come year after year, and have gotten to each other and the land very well.  They can climb the grandmother tree, roam the woods and play to their hearts' content.         Kelly Theide and I (Deanne) will be be leading a "Twigloo" …

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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

Healing Self - Healing the Land When: August 24 & 25, 2019 - Saturday 10a -6p Sunday 9a-4p This Retreat is a Permaculture perspective on coming home to ourselves and the earth. Description 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…

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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

Woman’s Nature Renewal Weekend  Sept 20-22, 2019 This years Retreat will be similar and different from last years' awesome event ! (keep posted for our current evolving outline for the 2019 weekend) Friday morning through Sunday afternoon.   We come together to explore deep connection to nature, self and others. This is a weekend of nourishment, exploration and compassion. We will take time for renewing, immersing in nature, slowing down, We will experience creating sacred space, silent forest walks, eco art…

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October 2019

Free. Donations welcome

October FULL MOON POTLUCK

Join us Sunday, October 13, 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 Full Moon Potluck Bonfire

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December 2019

$25 – $40

CANDLE-MAKING & Hand-made Holiday Gifts

CANDLE-MAKING & Hand-made Holiday Gifts . . from Nature ! December 7th , 2019 Saturday 1-5p   Note that the same class is also available on the next day, Dec 8, 2019, if that works better for you. Come to one, or both. Last year all classes filled with a class size limit of 12, so register soon if you can.  Register by Nov 23 and get the Early Bird Discount rate!    REGISTRATION        Settle in .…

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$25 – $40

Candle-making & Holiday Gifts from Nature

CANDLE-MAKING & Hand-made Holiday Gifts . . from Nature ! December 8th , 2019 Sunday 1-5p Note that the same class is also available on the preceding day Dec 7, 2019, if that works better for you. Come to one, or both. Last year all classes filled with a class size limit of 12, so register soon if you can.  Register by Nov 23 and get the Early Bird Discount rate!    REGISTRATION  Settle in . . . relax and enjoy…

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