Welcome to Strawbale Studio’s new website !
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 !
Located in S.E. Michigan, the Strawbale Studio Program offers educational workshops , internships, volunteer opportunities, presentations, exhibits & tours.
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 …
Some of the upcoming Special Events & Workshops
June 27 & 28 Intro to NATURAL BUILDING Techniques
~ 2-day Course held at MI Folk School, Ann Arbor, MI
July 11- 24 The 2 Week NATURAL COTTAGE BUILD
~ 14 day complete course held in beautiful Chagrin Falls, OH
Aug 8–14 NATURAL BUILDING SKILLS at Strawbale Studio
~ 1 week Intensive with the Natural Cottage Project & MI Folk School.
Please see the Full CALENDAR for all Activities & Opportunities
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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/