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January 2018

$425 – $950

Winternship 2018

2018 Programming starts with The WINTERNSHIP !           A month long live-in program from Jan 7 to Feb 7, 2018 ...   includes Room & Board, classroom & hands-on Natural Building & Sustainable Skills + Weekend Workshops for Wintern & Public. Thatching & Reed Collection  Jan 13 & 14.  Round Pole Jan 20+21,  Rocket Stove 27 & 28, Earth Plaster  & Sculpting Feb 3 & 4.   Community Events Jan 10  Permaculture Meetup, Jan 31 Full Moon Potluck & Bonfire. During the week :  Natural…

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THATCHED ROOF Workshop ~ An Introduction to the Basics

January 13, 2017 Saturday. Tour, Class, Demo & Hands-on thatching, demo of reed collecting. January 14, 2017 Sunday.  Optional practice reed collection in local field. Explore this beautiful, ecological, insulative & long-lasting roof system. *Tour the 3 thatched buildings on site, learn the principles of design and construction, *participate in a thatching demo on an indoor frame, & *watch a British & Danish thatching video. On Sunday – come learn how to  harvest Phragmite reed for thatching... in a nearby…

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January 2019

WINTERNSHIP 2019 at Strawbale Studio

  2019 Winternship ~ Jan 7 – Feb 7  Harvesting in the Reed Fields During this unique and experiential month together you will learn many skills in Natural Building, Sustainable Living and Community ! The program will include the following weekend workshops for intern and the public:   Thatching & Reed Collection  Jan 12 & 13, 2019 Round Pole Framing Jan 19 & 20, 2019.   Rocket Stove & Earth Oven Jan 26 & 27,  2019. Earth Plaster & Sculpting Feb 2 & 3, 2019.     Participants will be…

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May 2019

$35 – $160

MEMORIAL DAY Weekend ~ Skill-Building Activities !

Attend all or part of this weekend !   Free camping available. MEMORIAL DAY Weekend ~ Skill-Building Activities ! Hands-on Workshops: LIVING ROOF, ROCKET STOVE OUTDOOR COOKER, THATCHED ROOF, EARTH PLASTER & SCULPTING, Register Now at EventBrite! Schedule Saturday May 25, 2019 Sat 9:30a - 12:00p  LIVING ROOF Workshop !  Hands-on installation includes membrane, drainage, soil layers and installation of some plants.  See several other living roofs on site and tour the enchanting Strawbale Studio and the Hobbit Sauna !  Pricing…

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April 2021

April 26, 2021 Full MOON ZOOM

8p EST Monday, April 26, 2021 Join the “Weave”…. Zoom the Full Moon with the Friends of Strawbale Studio. Share what’s alive in you, what’s inspiring you!  And perhaps a creative project or music. 8p EST Monday, April 26, 2021 Join the list-serve to get the Zoom Link. More details here! 

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May 2021

May 26, 2021 ~ Full MOON ZOOM

May 26, 2021.  Wednesday 8p EST Join the “Weave”…. Zoom the Full Moon with the Friends of Strawbale Studio. Share "what’s alive in you, what’s inspiring you"! And perhaps a creative project or music.  Join the list-serve to get the Zoom Link. More details here!

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June 2021

June 24, 2021 FULL MOON ZOOM

June 24, 2021. Wednesday 8p EST Join the “Weave”…. Zoom the Full Moon with the Friends of Strawbale Studio. Share "what’s alive in you, what’s inspiring you"! And perhaps a creative project or music. Join our email list to get the Zoom Link. More Full Moon Zoom details here!

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November 2021

$20

TOUR of the STRAWBALE STUDIO & Grounds

See the enchanting Strawbale buildings with thatched & living roofs, plus Earth Oven, Rocket Stove, Rumford Fireplace on lovely wooded rural land. Structures include the Strawbale Studio, Hobbit Sauna, Middle Earth. It's fun to be together on the land, and have a chance to share lots of information. LEARNING TOUR November 14, Sunday 10-12am $20 We will follow covid guidelines. Masks indoors & distancing. Distancing outdoors. REGISTRATION & PAYMENT  

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December 2021

$20

TOUR of Strawbale Studio & Grounds

On this LEARNING TOUR, see enchanting buildings with Thatched & Living roofs, plus Earth Oven, Rocket Stoves, Rumford Fireplaces .. on lovely wooded rural land. 2 hours: 10a-12p   $20  Limit 6 participants per tour.  REGISTER & pay: click here and select the date you want to attend STRAWBALE STUDIO TOURS –  Structures include the Strawbale Studio, Hobbit Sauna, Middle Earth. 1 hour North of Detroit. LEARNING TOURS 10am-12pm on the following dates. DECEMBER:  Sat. Dec 4, 2021. Sun. Dec 5, 2021,…

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