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Reflections on the Pipeline

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Photos and writing by Dana Driscoll Tar Sands Oil Pipelines Update – Restoration Planning At Strawbale Studio May 22, 2014 Filed under: Community,Energy,Life,Living in Harmony,Natural building,Other Sites,Permaculture,Planning,Respecting Earth,Tribulations,Triumphs — Dana @…

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Earth Day 2014 in Rochester, Michigan

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  Ap Strawbale Studio Exhibit Tent. Ruthie in the foreground, Turtle Oven in the background.     April 26 – 28, 2014, the Strawbale Studio had an exhibit booth at…

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Mushroom Workshop with Paul Angelini

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Inoculating Shiitake Mushroom Logs   April 19th we gathered to learn about how to grown our own mushrooms.  Paul shared from his study and experiences with “shrooms”….and participants inoculated their…

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Strawbale Workshop in Rhode Island with Andrew Morrison

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  I had the opportunity to attend this 7-day workshop. View this amazing strawbale video about the event created by my friends Tara and Tyler of “Going Slowly .com”,  who also attended this workshop…

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Natural Builders North East – Gathering near Ithaca NY

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  Annually a group of (thoughtful, active and fun) architects and natural building folks come together in the north east to share what is happening in the field. This year…

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Water dripping off Thatched Roof

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Water drips off the Thatched Roof of the Strawbale Studio ~  1 min. Youtube video by Dana Driscoll. Lovely. Peaceful.  Functional.

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A day of exploring and conversations

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Justin, Alli & Blake –exploring Thatching books, whittling & Hickory Nut Milk Justin Poppo, a “regular” at the Strawbale Studio, visits while back home from his studies out East  in…

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2014 Winternship ~ the full experience report !

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Rocket Stove – fired up!   Winterns: Zack, Jimez, Ben, Scott, Kirstin !   What a rich time with so many elements weaving: workshops, natural living skills, Permaculture Meetup and…

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Round Pole Framing Workshop 2014 ~ interview with intern Kirstin Pope

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Debarked Round Role Sun Jan the 19th Strawbale Studio hosted the Round Pole Framing Workshop (rescheduled from 5th due to the extreme snowfall and ice). Deanne co-presented this workshop along…

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Thatching Workshop 2014

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On Saturday Jan 18th, some lucky visitors of the Strawbale Studio enjoyed learning about Thatching techniques. This is one of the many awesome  workshops SBS offers on sustainable building. Thatching…

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