Foraging

The JOY of FORAGING: Plant & Mushroom Workshop

Spring is a great time to forage for edible plants and mushrooms! Join us for an afternoon of adventure. About this event May 14, 2022.  Saturday, 1-4pm Enjoy connecting with wild spring edible plants and mushrooms on the Strawbale Studio land! Co-teachers Deanne (plants) and Kelly (mushrooms) love sharing the amazing abundance of our bio-region... […]

“FORAGING FOR SUPPER” Workshop

2691 Noble Rd. Oxford, MI Private Residence 2691 Noble, Oxford, MI, United States

Foraged Dinner Workshop: Greens, Mushrooms and Morels! We will harvest & co-prepare a wild green salad & Mushroom Pizzas in the Earth Oven. About this event In this wild plant and mushroom workshops enjoy walking the land, harvesting edibles... followed by a shared meal, if you wish to stay on! This class will focus on […]

$80

TRADITIONAL CRAFTING: Soap-making, Braiding Sweetgrass, Cording

2691 Noble Rd. Oxford, MI Private Residence 2691 Noble, Oxford, MI, United States

Aug 14, 2022 Sunday 1-5p $35 Adults & teens Enjoy a day in natural, foraging, and learning new skills. Ah! Learn a bit about the lore and history of these activities. TRADITIONAL CRAFTS Workshop timely to this season... Soapmaking with “Bouncing Bet”. Harvest, make mild liquid soap. Take home: some soap/a live/ some dried plant. […]

SEPTEMBER INTERNSHIP at Strawbale Studio

2691 Noble Rd. Oxford, MI Private Residence 2691 Noble, Oxford, MI, United States

Sept 1- 30, 2022 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 + […]

Free – $950

WREATH-making & The Art of Cording

2691 Noble Rd. Oxford, MI Private Residence 2691 Noble, Oxford, MI, United States

Enjoy a hands-on day in the Strawbale Studio by the woodstove, creating wreaths from a variety of things foraged from nature, grape vines, pine cones, rose hips and such! Also learn the traditional skill of cording … making a twine/string from fibers from the land. There will be materials on hand, plus you can bring […]

$25 – $35

June Strawbale Studio Worktrade & Sustainable Skills Program

2691 Noble Rd. Oxford, MI Private Residence 2691 Noble, Oxford, MI, United States

Worktrade & Sustainable Skills Program @ Strawbale Studio. June 1-28, 2023 Oxford, Michigan USA 1 hr N of Detroit. Enjoy this enriching experience of living on the land at Strawbale Studio ! Help create & maintain Strawbale Studio buildings & grounds ~ while learning many sustainable living skills along the way! 2 hands-on classes taught […]

Foraging Plant Walk @ Strawbale Studio

2691 Noble Rd. Oxford, MI Private Residence 2691 Noble, Oxford, MI, United States

Saturday, July 1, 2023   FORAGING WALK at Strawbale Studio 1-5:30 p PLUS optional plant harvest & Potluck / Bonfire from 5:30 – 8pm Come to the Strawbale Studio for a plant walk on this beautiful wooded rural land 1 hr north of Detroit, and experience a number of edible plants that grow wild in […]

$35

July Natural Building & Sustainable Skills Program @ Strawbale Studio 2023

2691 Noble Rd. Oxford, MI Private Residence 2691 Noble, Oxford, MI, United States

Natural Building & Sustainable Skills Program @ Strawbale Studio July 2-28 2023, Oxford, Michigan USA 1 hr N of Detroit. During this 4 week live-in Program at Strawbale Studio experience a variety of natural building skills through classes and hands-on: Foundation, Round pole framing, Thatched & Living Roof, Strawbale walls, Earth Plaster & Cob. Learn […]

AUG Natural Building & Sustainable Skills Program

Natural Building  INTERNSHIP & Sustainable Skills Program @ Strawbale Studio August 1-28, 2023 Oxford, Michigan USA 1 hr N of Detroit.   Enjoy this enriching experience of living on the land at Strawbale Studio ! Help create & maintain Strawbale Studio buildings & grounds ~ while learning many sustainable living skills along the way! 2 […]

OCT Worktrade & Sustainable Skills Program

2691 Noble Rd. Oxford, MI Private Residence 2691 Noble, Oxford, MI, United States

Worktrade & Sustainable Skills Program Oct 3-30, 2023.  Oxford, Michigan USA 1 hr N of Detroit. Enjoy this enriching experience of living on the land at Strawbale Studio ! Help create & maintain Strawbale Studio buildings & grounds ~ while learning many sustainable living skills along the way! 2 hands-on classes taught each week, such […]