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Sustainable Living Apprenticeships in Costa Rica!

April 22, 2017 @ 10:00 pm - January 1, 2018 @ 10:00 pm
Earth Ayni,
1111 Ridge Road, Dominical, Puntarenas Costa Rica
The Sustainable Living Apprenticeship Program is geared toward those who want to immerse themselves into learning sustainable living techniques. Our rigorous curriculum offers you the hands-on experience to build your own home, start a business building for others, or kick-start a teaching career in the green industry. We offer a range of earth building techniques which utilize local, recycled, and low cost materials. Our goal is to give you the skills and guide you on the path toward self-sufficiency. Our… Find out more »

SUMMER WORKTRADE IN ASHEVILLE

May 15, 2017 @ 11:00 am - May 15, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Ashevillage,
80 Buchanan Ave., Asheville, NC 28801 United States
[SUMMER WORKTRADE IN ASHEVILLE] Come live, learn, work & grow with us! Beautiful Eco-Urban Homestead & Goddess Sanctuary. Downtown Asheville neighborhood. Bordering 60 acres of woods & trails. Awesome community of women. HANDS-ON: Gardening + site maintenance + general tasks. Give 4 hours work/day. Get a place to camp on site, gardening & herbalism classes, organic goodies from the gardens, wifi, laundry & a naturally-treated hot tub! ELIGIBILITY: You must be responsible, clean, tidy & have some gardening/farming background. No… Find out more »

6-MONTH RESIDENTIAL INTERNSHIP

May 15 @ 11:00 am - December 15 @ 11:00 am
Ashevillage,
80 Buchanan Ave., Asheville, NC 28801 United States
[6-MONTH RESIDENTIAL INTERNSHIP] Asheville, NC. 3 positions available >> Live, learn & grow with us at a beautiful Eco-Urban Homestead & Goddess Sanctuary. You will gain experience in the full spectrum of what we do: hands-on gardening, homesteading, site maintenance, seasonal tasks & house care. Camping, garden goodies & classes are provided. Some previous experience is necessary. For details & application, visit www.ashevillage.org/residential-internship Find out more »
$3650

10-week Natural Building apprenticeship

September 21 @ 1:20 pm - December 2 @ 1:20 pm
Jhamtse Gatsal Children’s community,
North Eastern India, India
In 2017 House Alive will be returning to one of the most magical places on earth: Jhamtse Gatsal children’s community. Located in North Eastern India, on the border with Bhutan, it is a place filled with love, beauty, adventure and community. Our 2015 apprentice group built a cob cottage from start to finish during our 8 week program, using almost exclusively local materials. As a natural building apprentice, you will go through the extraordinary experience of being part of a building… Find out more »
$399

Introduction to Cob Workshop

November 27 - December 1
Unnamed Venue,
Puerto Viejo, Limon Costa Rica
Location: Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica   Come and join us in beautiful Costa Rica for our Introduction to Cob Workshop! We will be constructing an outdoor meditation studio at an existing beach home. This is a perfect class for both beginners and experts alike! This workshop is a great experience to learn how to build with cob and to get a broad learning overview of natural building techniques. You will get a solid foundation in cob building fundamentals. We will… Find out more »
$2000

Building a Communal Kitchen in the PapraYbá Ecovillage in Serra Grande, Bahia, Brazil

March 18, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - April 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Paparaybá Ecovillage,
Serra Grande, Brazil
Students in the 28-day Brazil Complete Cob Workshop will learn all aspects of building a Cob structure from Foundation to Roof with daily lectures and hands-on practice. We will build the 15 to 20m2 (depending on number of students) communal kitchen for the brand new PaparaYbá Ecovillage, an intentional community located in the southern part of the State of Bahía, between the forest and the ocean, 5 km west of the closest town, Serra Grande, in the municipality of Uruçúca.… Find out more »
$800

7-Day Cob + Straw Immersion

April 22, 2018 - April 28, 2018
Mud Dauber School of Natural Building,
8813 Lindley Mill Road, Snow Camp, NC, NC 27349 United States
Earliest Bird: $800 (90 days advance payment) Early Bird: $900 (30 days advance payment) Regular Rate: $1,000 Additional Discount: 10% for family and friends participating together You will leave this course ready to take on your own project. We will cover all of the aspects of natural construction with both hands-on learning and discussion, from foundation through roof. Our two spring 2018 immersion classes will focus on creating a kitchen building for our campus, so that it’s ready for our… Find out more »
$800

7-Day Cob + Straw Immersion

May 6, 2018 - May 12, 2018
Mud Dauber School of Natural Building,
8813 Lindley Mill Road, Snow Camp, NC, NC 27349 United States
Earliest Bird: $800 (90 days advance payment) Early Bird: $900 (30 days advance payment) Regular Rate: $1,000 Additional Discount: 10% for family and friends participating together You will leave this course ready to take on your own project. We will cover all of the aspects of natural construction with both hands-on learning and discussion, from foundation through roof. Our two spring 2018 immersion classes will focus on creating a kitchen building for our campus, so that it’s ready for our… Find out more »
$2,750

5-week Apprenticeship Immersion

May 21, 2018 - June 23, 2018
Mud Dauber School of Natural Building,
8813 Lindley Mill Road, Snow Camp, NC, NC 27349 United States
Timeline: May 21st – June 23rd Cost: $2,750 Group size: 6 apprentices Projects: We will focus our time on a start-to-finish cottage. It will have strawbale exterior walls, cob interior walls, an earthen floor, cob sculptural details, a green roof, and a rubble-trench foundation. The finishes will be natural clay and lime plasters, inside and out. You will help me instruct a weekend “Intro to Cob” Workshop, in which we will construct part of a cob garden wall We will undoubtedly do some… Find out more »
$170

2-Day Cob + Straw Intro

June 9, 2018 - June 10, 2018
Mud Dauber School of Natural Building,
8813 Lindley Mill Road, Snow Camp, NC, NC 27349 United States
Earliest Bird: $170 (90 days advance payment) Early Bird: $210 (30 days advance payment) Regular Rate: $250 Additional Discount: 10% for family and friends participating together This will be a full weekend of natural building: mostly hands-on work, coupled with a photo presentation and discussion. We are beginning a very ambitious garden wall project at our campus, and each weekend workshop group will complete another section of wall! You will learn about: mixing and applying cob trimming and shaping cob… Find out more »
$170

2-Day Cob + Straw Intro

July 14, 2018 - July 15, 2018
Mud Dauber School of Natural Building,
8813 Lindley Mill Road, Snow Camp, NC, NC 27349 United States
Earliest Bird: $170 (90 days advance payment) Early Bird: $210 (30 days advance payment) Regular Rate: $250 Additional Discount: 10% for family and friends participating together This will be a full weekend of natural building: mostly hands-on work, coupled with a photo presentation and discussion. We are beginning a very ambitious garden wall project at our campus, and each weekend workshop group will complete another section of wall! You will learn about: mixing and applying cob trimming and shaping cob… Find out more »
$1250

Complete Cob and Natural Building

July 18, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - July 28, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
House Alive,
7540 Griffin Lane, Jacksonville, OR 97530 United States
Overview This is the most comprehensive workshop you can find. Decades of teaching on 4 different continents has helped us design this rich learning experience,  giving students the tools they need to become confident earthen builders.  Earth is the mother of all building materials. For millennia, and all over the world, people have used earth to build beautiful, simple, efficient and inexpensive homes. It’s plentiful, ecological and non-toxic. Plus, it can’t burn, won’t rot and is much easier and  easier… Find out more »
$270

2-day Cob + Straw Intro

July 21, 2018 - July 22, 2018
Mud Dauber School of Natural Building,
8813 Lindley Mill Road, Snow Camp, NC, NC 27349 United States
Earliest Bird: $170 (90 days advance payment) Early Bird: $210 (30 days advance payment) Regular Rate: $250 Additional Discount: 10% for family and friends participating together This will be a full weekend of natural building: mostly hands-on work, coupled with a photo presentation and discussion. We are beginning a very ambitious garden wall project at our campus, and each weekend workshop group will complete another section of wall! You will learn about: mixing and applying cob trimming and shaping cob… Find out more »
$1250

Complete Cob and Natural Building

August 1, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - August 11, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
House Alive,
7540 Griffin Lane, Jacksonville, OR 97530 United States
Overview This is the most comprehensive workshop you can find. Decades of teaching on 4 different continents has helped us design this rich learning experience,  giving students the tools they need to become confident earthen builders.  Earth is the mother of all building materials. For millennia, and all over the world, people have used earth to build beautiful, simple, efficient and inexpensive homes. It’s plentiful, ecological and non-toxic. Plus, it can’t burn, won’t rot and is much easier and  easier… Find out more »
$800

7-Day Cob + Straw Immersion

September 9, 2018 - September 15, 2018
Mud Dauber School of Natural Building,
8813 Lindley Mill Road, Snow Camp, NC, NC 27349 United States
Earliest Bird: $800 (90 days advance payment) Early Bird: $900 (30 days advance payment) Regular Rate: $1,000 Additional Discount: 10% for family and friends participating together You will leave this course ready to take on your own project. We will cover all of the aspects of natural construction with both hands-on learning and discussion, from foundation through roof. Our two spring 2018 immersion classes will focus on creating a kitchen building for our campus, so that it’s ready for our… Find out more »
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