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How Sustainable!

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Blog by Intern Eben Gardener for the week of MAY 6, 2019 Hello Strawbalers! And welcome back to another post from Strawbale Studio. It has been a while since we…

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WINTERNSHIP 2019 at Strawbale Studio

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  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…

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The AUGUST INTENSIVE Natural Building Skills Class

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Six fabulous folks joined in during this Week-long Intensive Program ~ August 8 – 14th !  What a rich, productive and fun time we had. Hands-on activities included: base and finish plasters on…

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South Michigan Permaculture MIXER & Agro-Forestry Workshop ~ May 23 & 24

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Plantings on the Pipeline. Permaculture Mixer May 23, 2015. Photo by Inira Thank you everyone who made it out! What a wonderful way to spend an early summer day! Over…

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Winternship 2015

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January 4th through February 4th, 2015 Blog Post written by Nana Ferdnance (bottom row, second from left).  Photos from folks in the program. WEEK 1: INTRODUCTIONS & THATCHING      …

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Earth Plaster Class ~ June 14 & 15th

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Mixing Earth Plaster by hand. Students learned about harvested and mixed a clay-sand subsoil from the land to create a sculpting mix called Cob, which we sculpted into models and used…

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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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