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The Art of Natural Building

This action-packed, hands-on/feet-on workshop is for adults or youth ages 12 and up accompanied by parents. This week long courses touches on many aspects and styles of natural building, allowing […]

Natural Plasters and Earthen Floors

Sought-after natural builder and artist Athena Steen will show you how to beautifully plaster your walls and floors with natural clays. Educator, designer, builder for over 28 years of strawbale, […]

Versaterra PLUS: 12-day Complete Cob & Natural Building Intensive

VersaTerra10PLUS@Big Indian Farm Complete Cob & Natural Building Intensive Big Indian Farm Floyd County, Virginia Monday, 6/19/2023 – Saturday, 7/1/2023 (12 days) Number of Students: up to 12 Cost: $1750 […]

Earth Based Plasters

In this one day workshop you will learn how to mix and apply earth based plasters. This hands on class is located at Spiritwood Natural Building, in Victor Montana. Attendees […]

Artistry with Clay and Lime

The Project During this six day workshop we will cover the essentials of natural and earthen plasters and dive deeper into the more specific finishes for your home. Each participant […]

Earthen Plasters and Floors

A great opportunity to develop your skills and understanding of earthen finishes, including: straw-clay base coat plasters for sculpting and protection, endless variations of clay finish plasters for durability and […]

Rocket Mass Heaters and Natural Building

Like two jam-packed workshops in one! Come build a rocket mass heater, a super-efficient wood-burning stove that stores heat in the thermal mass of an earthen bench. Learn about the […]

35-Day MASTER Natural Building Workshop – Ruin Recycling & Restoration, Off-Grid

From April 17th to May 22nd we will start another 35-Day Natural Building MASTER Certificate Workshop in a community near Benfeita in central Portugal. This workshop will provide you an […]