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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 »
$70

Intro to Cob + Strawbale

April 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mud Dauber School of Natural Building,
8813 Lindley Mill Road, Snow Camp, NC, NC 27349 United States
Earliest Bird (register before January 28th): $70 Early Bird (register before March 28th): $85 Regular Fee: $100 In this one-day introduction, we will be mixing and building with cob, as well as discussing straw-based building techniques. Look forward to morning and afternoon hands-on work, with a discussion/presentation after lunch. The day will conclude with a pizza dinner, using our cob oven! We will cover the basics: mixing and applying cob mixing and applying natural clay-based plasters strawbale vs. cob concepts… Find out more »
$475

Natural Building Essentials Workshop 2019

May 25 @ 9:00 pm - May 28 @ 9:00 pm
The Year of Mud,
2777 Hammonds Fork Road, Mount Vernon, KY 40456 United States
Want to take your natural building curiosity to the next level? If so, join The Year of Mud for our 4 day introductory Natural Building Essentials Workshop. In this course, you’ll get hands-on experience building light clay straw walls, mixing and applying various natural plasters, and stomping and sculpting cob. In addition, we’ll tour several beautiful natural homes in the local community. If you’ve been inspired by natural building and need a jump start, this is the course for you. Here is some… Find out more »
$850

Cob Outdoor Kitchen and Earth Oven

June 1 @ 8:00 am - June 7 @ 5:00 pm
Heart Song Sanctuary,
658 Co. Rt. 6, High Falls, NY 12440 United States
We will build a cob outdoor kitchen under an existing roof structure. Students will build a stone foundation and cob walls that will support a countertop, cob benches, and construct a cob bread/pizza oven from start to finish. We will spend time learning about and working with earth and lime based plasters and paints also. We will have led discussions/presentations on oven design, foundations and site planning, wood framing, and roofing. What to expect: Our days will be spent engaged… Find out more »
$850

Strawbale + Cob Immersion

June 9 - June 15
Mud Dauber School of Natural Building,
8813 Lindley Mill Road, Snow Camp, NC, NC 27349 United States
$800 Earliest Bird Rate (register before March 21st, 2019) $875 Early Bird Rate (register before May 9th, 2019) $950 Regular Rate *10% additional discount for family/friends participating together   Join us as we add onto one of our strawbales cottages in the woods! We will be extending the footprint of the building with a strawbale-insulated bedroom, as well as a slip-straw insulated bathroom. Earthen and lime plastering work can be done on both of those wall systems during the week.… Find out more »
$850

Earthen Building Overview

June 23 @ 8:00 am - June 29 @ 5:00 pm
Heart Song Sanctuary,
658 Co. Rt. 6, High Falls, NY 12440 United States
In this course, we’ll work on finishing an existing straw-bale and cob hybrid building. Students will gain a thorough understanding of building with earth in various forms. Including building cob walls, earthen floors, making and applying earth plaster finishes. In addition we will learn about green roofs by installing the drainage and soil layers of our building’s roof. What to expect: Our days will be spent engaged in hands-on building and learning with natural materials. Expect a rich week of… Find out more »
$900

Timber Frame Workshop 2019

June 29 @ 8:20 am - July 5 @ 8:20 am
The Year of Mud,
2777 Hammonds Fork Road, Mount Vernon, KY 40456 United States
Ever wonder what it’s like to build a timber frame from the ground up? Join The Year of Mud this June for a 7 day Timber Frame Workshop near Berea, Kentucky. In this totally hands-on introductory workshop, students will use timeless techniques and traditional hand tools to lay out and join a beautiful timber frame pavilion. Learn valuable new carpentry skills in a gorgeous mountain homestead setting, and discover what it takes to build a long-lived timber structure using mortise… Find out more »
$1275

Complete cob and natural building intensive (includes building an earthen oven and a wood-fired hot tub)

July 3 @ 3:00 pm - July 13 @ 2:00 pm
House Alive,
7540 Griffin Lane, Jacksonville, OR 97530 United States
(The workshop start with dinner on the first day and end with lunch on the last day) ​Fee: $1275 Maximum class size: 16 students ​     Included in the fee: Instructions camping spot 3 vegetarian meals, Coffee, tea, water Our book “House of Earth” VersaTerra Certificate Transportation from Medford airport or bus station. Instructor Conrad Rogue and Kyle Chandler-Isacksen ​Overview This is the most comprehensive workshop you can find. Decades of teaching on four different continents has helped us design this rich learning experience,  giving students the tools… Find out more »
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