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Spreadwing Farm

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2563 Rumsey Canyon Rd.R, Rumsey, CA 95679 United States

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April 2017

Building with Earth & Straw Part 1: Insulating Straw Walls

April 21 - April 23

Part one in a 3-part series of hands-on workshops designed to introduce many of the skills, techniques and concepts necessary to build your beautiful, energy-efficient natural home. In this workshop we will construct straw bale and straw-clay walls in an actual building in progress. Both of these techniques are highly insulating, easy to learn, and appropriate in almost any climate. Lectures and slide presentations cover finding and testing clay soils, thermal properties of natural building materials, and passive solar home design.…

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