Welcome to the STRAWBALE STUDIO, Oxford, MI.  

Strawbale Studio East Side 6-2014

Strawbale Studio East view

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 ! 

Strawbale Studio Podcast INTERVIEW by Permaculture Realized Podcast 
Facebook Photo Album

               Some of our upcoming
Special Events & Workshops

Thatching Natural Cottage Project 2012 (2)

Natural Cottage Project 2012

 Please see the Full CALENDAR  for all Activities & Opportunities

Jan 4 – Feb 4, 2016 WINTERNSHIP 
Jan 9 & 10, 2016     THATCHING & REED COLLECTION,
Jan 16 & 17, 2016    ROUND POLE framing ~ The Basics
Jan 23 & 24, 2016    ROCKET STOVE & Earth Oven Workshop
Jan 30 & 31, 2016  EARTH PLASTER & SCULPTING.

March 6, 2016       SPOON CARVING with Mark Angelini.   Limit 8 !

March ?  2016         BUTTER-MAKING & FERMENTING.   Interested?

Building Inspiration: The Strawbale Studio

Interview  by:   Alternative Homes Today  Photos by Deanne Bednar

Building Inspiration: Deanne Bednar and The Strawbale Studio

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 …

CONTINUE READING  and see what this has to do with the Strawbale Studio !

A happy group on the Rocket Stove - Potluck tour 7-2014

Tour of Rocket Stove during Full Moon Potluck

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Rocket Stove Workshop


Earth Plastering the Hobbit Sauna !

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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


Sustaining this work  ~Yes, I would love to  DONATE !

You can also  visit Strawbale Studio’s original site (a.k.a. “Deanne’s Brain Space”) here: http://www.strawbale.pbworks.com/  

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