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Complete Cob Building Workshop at Deck Family Farm


July 11, 2014 - July 20, 2014 Contact

Allie Maggio, in association with the Cob Cottage Company is holding a cob building workshop on Deck Family Farm from July 11th – 20th, 2014.

About the Instructors:
Allie Maggio is an instructor with the Cob Cottage Company and teaches building cob, including walls, arches, windows, rubble foundations, siting, and roofs. He is a father of 3 home-schooled children, is a master carpenter and forester. There will be another instructor for this workshop (to be announced) and will also include staff with cob building experience.

What we will be building:
The project will consist of building a small structure in which you will learn all aspects of building your own home, including mixing cob, doors, and arches. The workshop will include discussions and short lectures but will consist mainly of physical work and hands-on experience. The focus of learning is how to use cob as a building material.

Location and Accommodations:
The workshop will be held on Deck Family Farm which is an organic livestock farm located 7.5 miles west of Junction City, Oregon. Registration includes all meals and free camping onsite. Vegetarian options are provided but otherwise will include Deck Family Farm products that are grown on site. Other dietary needs will be accommodated as best we can (please ask about this when registering).

About the Farm:
Deck Family Farm is a 320 acre organic livestock farm nestled in the foothills of Oregon’s Coast Range with 3 creeks, forest-lands and pasture and located 20 miles from Eugene, 10 miles from the Eugene Airport, and an hour drive to both the Coast and the Cascade Range. DFF is a working farm with an ongoing internship program, teaching animal husbandry and food productions.

To enroll, please contact Allie Maggio directly at (541) 285-3369. Registration fee for the workshop is $880 (including meals), due 30 days prior to the workshop start-date (June 11th). Payment can be made via check or postal money order, payable to “Alexander Maggio” and can be sent to:

Allie Maggio
c/o Deck Family Farm
PO Box 565
Junction City, OR 97448


July 11, 2014
July 20, 2014
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Deck Family Farm
25362 High Pass Road, Junction City, OR 97448 United States
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