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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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Winternship 2014 Week 2

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January 12, 2014 Round Pole Building On Mon the 13th, our Winterns Kirsten, Scott, Ben, Zack and Jimez started making a model of the Round Pole structure for the upcoming…

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Winternship 2014 Week 1

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Jan 5, 2014 Winternship 2014    The Winternship (Winter Internship) is a program which runs from Jan 5 through Feb 5, 2014.  Participants learn a wide variety of skills in natural…

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Who are the Super Heroes ?

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January 24, 2013 Superhero “Serendipites”  writes:  Last August 2012 the Superheros descended by bicycle on the Strawbale Studio for several days, doing amazing volunteer work!  Below is the gang, and the wonderful…

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Rocket Stove Outdoor COOKER

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Article and Photos by Dana Driscoll !  Natural Building II: Rocket Stoves! October 17, 2012 Earlier this week, I blogged about my visit to the Strawbale Studio.  In this second Natural…

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January 2010 Blog Post by Intern Kate Hensley & Imaginal Cell Story

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 Strawbale Studio blog entry by intern, Kate Hensley:   Welcome to 2010, our dear friends, lovers of natural building! Your favorite cob slinging studio members have been enjoying the first several…

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Kensington Kids Cottage ~ Metropark Project

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Kensington Metropark in Milford, Michigan, is a 4,481 acre park system where visitors can participate in numerous outdoor activities. Many volunteers helped construct a new addition to the park, a…

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