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February 2022

$25

Bushcraft: CORDING

Cording is a practical and relaxing repetitive process of making string, cord or rope from fibers ! We will us a variety of natural local fibers to create a cord that can be used in all sorts of ways. I use it to make bracelets, tie up smudge stick bundles, make dream catchers. Once you know how to do it, and understand the qualities needed, you can experiment with harvesting and trying out all sorts of plant fiber and see…

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March 2022

$20 – $45

SPOON CARVING

CRAFTING SERIES: In this SPOON CARVING class learn techniques, tools & find the flow! Practice by making a Spreader Knife or Chopsticks, then a simple Spoon!  Same Class offered on 3/11 & 3/13.   March 11, 2022 Friday 1-5p   Check out the "Bring-A-Friend" Special!   Fees $20 - $45 see options at REGISTRATION LINK Enjoy hanging out in the Strawbale Studio .... and learn the basics of carving that can be applied to a variety of projects. In this class we…

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$40

CANDLEMAKING ! Dipped Beeswax Candles +

March 12 2021 Saturday 9:30a -2p. CANDLE-MAKING from Beeswax . . from Nature !  REGISTRATION Arrive at the enchanting Strawbale Studio grounds, for a 30 minute tour of the Thatched Roof Buildings, Earth Oven, Rocket Stoves, Strawbale Structures with Earth plasters.... Then....Settle in . . . relax and enjoy the aroma and rhythm of Candle dipping ~ with wax made by local bees.  Receive the gift of warmth for yourself, and you may want to invite a family member or friend to join…

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$20 – $45

SPOON CARVING

CRAFTING SERIES: In this SPOON CARVING class learn techniques, tools & find the flow! Practice by making a Spreader Knife or Chopsticks, then a simple Spoon!  Same Class offered on 3/11 & 3/13.   March 13, 2022 Sunday 1-5p   Check out the "Bring-A-Friend" Special!   Fees $20 - $45 see options at REGISTRATION LINK Enjoy hanging out in the Strawbale Studio .... and learn the basics of carving that can be applied to a variety of projects. In this class we…

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$25

Tap the Trees

Come join the Strawbale Studio Family for a day of connection to nature through the art of Maple tapping. Enjoy the flow & the sweetness of life ... as we demonstrate tapping the trees, identification of maples suitable for tapping, nature walk through the woods, gathering sap from the trees we have tapped . . . and hang out with the wood-fired  evaporation process. The history, lore & science behind maple syrup will be shared, as well as lunch provided.…

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$20

LEARNING TOUR of Natural Buildings, Earth Oven + Rocket Stoves

LEARNING TOUR of Strawbale Studio, Natural Buildings, Rocket Stove & Earth oven + March 20, 2022 Sunday 10a -12p $20. Limit 6. REGISTER & Pay You can view pictures & more info here  

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April 2022

$70

MUSHROOM INOCULATION Workshop + Earth Oven PIZZA!

Mushroom production, inoculation & harvesting, then enjoy making a Mushroom PIZZA in the Earth Oven, and take home a 12" inoculated log! About this event Have you been wanting to know more about the process of growing your own mushrooms at home? Come to Strawbale Studio and learn how to grow three different types of mushrooms (Shiitake, Oyster, and Wine Cap) using three different methods of inoculation. We will also fire up the Earth Oven and each person can make…

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$70

MUSHROOM INOCULATION Workshop + Earth Oven Pizza + 12″ take-home log.

Mushroom production, inoculation & harvesting, then enjoy making a Mushroom PIZZA in the Earth Oven, and take home a 12" inoculated log! About this event Have you been wanting to know more about the process of growing your own mushrooms at home? Come to Strawbale Studio and learn how to grow three different types of mushrooms (Shiitake, Oyster, and Wine Cap) using three different methods of inoculation. We will also fire up the Earth Oven and each person can make…

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May 2022

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... and have taught spring foraging together for several years. You are welcome to stay on for an extra hour to look at resource books, hang…

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$80

“FORAGING FOR SUPPER” Workshop

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 foraging what we plan to eat: Morel & Dryads Saddle mushroom, Fiddle head, Dandelion, Ramps, Wild Garlic, Chick Weed, Nettles, Winter Cress. Sassafras leaves, Mallow…

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