Welcome to the STRAWBALE STUDIO, Oxford, MI.
- educational workshops , internship & worktrade volunteer opportunities, presentations, exhibits & tours. Videos & Photos Slideshow
The Strawbale Studio Program joyfully weaves nature and people ~ as we build skills and connect with local re-sources. Join in our natural building & sustainable living activities !
Blogpost on Earth Plaster, Cob & Earth Oven Workshop
Photos & writing by Jacquelyn Baker 5/28-29/2016
Please see the Full CALENDAR for all Activities
August 5, 2016 Fri. 1-5p First Friday Volunteer Day
August 18th, 2016 Full Moon Tour, Potluck & Bonfire
August 7-13, 2016 NATURAL BUILDING ESSENTIALS
August 20 & 21, 27 & 28 PLASTERING PARTIES ! Attend one day or all !
April – Sept, 2016 INTERNSHIPS
Attend one month or more. A great opportunity to learn skills, live in community and be with nature ! Join in the crew as an Intern, 1/2 Pay Worktrader or WWoofer.
- APRIL – VOLUNTEERS/ WOOFERS welcomed.This month will included a mix of resilient living & natural building skills, community outreach, gardening & grounds.
- MAY INTERNSHIP / Work Trade / Wwoof
- JUNE INTERNSHIP / Work Trade / Wwoof
- JULY INTERNSHIP & WORKTRADE only
- AUGUST INTERNSHIP / Work Trade / Wwoof
- SEPTEMBER INTERNSHIP / WORKTRADE / WWOOF
- JANUARY 2017 WINTERNSHIP 2016 will be similar to last years schedule:
Additional Opportunities around the world
- Cob Building Project in Spain, spring & summer 2016: Call for volunteers Contact Robert ralcock at clientes.euskaltel.es.
Ross writes: A few years ago I left my cubicle and headed to southern Oregon for a 9-day course in natural building, and my view of home construction would never be the same. The traditional techniques being taught displayed the wisdom of centuries past, simpler …
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Natural Building helps us connect again to our local natural environment,
to our own intuitive and innate creativity, and to each other.
It helps us to shift from an industrial, and often toxic building process
to one that is affordable, empowering, community-building and life-affirming.
We are co-creating ~ learning to dance in balance with nature
You can also visit Strawbale Studio’s original site (a.k.a. “Deanne’s Brain Space”) here: http://www.strawbale.pbworks.com/
Report & Slideshow
archived internship page: internships