Special 3-Day Cob-Sculpting Workshop dedicated to EMPOWERING WOMEN in Building their Dream Home!Golden Rocks Permaculture Farm is proud to host our first Cob Sculpting Workshop of the year, dedicated to and honoring the empowerment of Women EVERYWHERE! Join us as we celebrate our liberation together and learn how to build our own dwelling, fashioned from Cob, a mix of clay, straw and sand.Imagine a world where women are empowered not only to dream their homes into existence, but are actually able to independently create that vision. What kind of artfully-created homes would we sculpt for ourselves? We will be offering our Cob Sculpting Basics Course in this 3-day intensive workshop.ABOUT THE COURSE: We will be delving in working on Grandmas Shoe House, a meditation space and childrens play area shaped like a shoe! The weekend will be filled with Dreaming, Ceremony, Music and lots of content on HOW to build a small sculpted cob structure.ABOUT THE FARM: Golden Rocks Permaculture Farm was founded in 2010 and is located in Middletown, South Lake County, CA. The farm specializes in teaching earthen building concepts, and producing fresh herbs, herbal tea blends and seasonal organic produce using poly-cropping, companion planting and bio-intensive farming practices. Through the permaculture lens, concepts of Earth Care; People Care; and Fair Share are played out in the gardens and in the community that we serve. Cost for the full 3-day workshop is $195 and includes lunch daily and onsite camping at beautiful Golden Rocks Permaculture Farm located in Middletown, Lake County, CA.Families welcome! Attendees under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.Group discounts available.Scholarships available for lady builders of Lake County!Work trade opportunities available! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for work trade opportunities.
Our Workshop leaders will be guiding us through the basic building concepts for temporary and permanent applications, and we will be continuing to work on the entire structure, floor thru roof in the 4-day workshop. Our focus is to learn about utilizing materials from the waste stream and building with natural, toxin-free materials to infill pallets and create a warm, cozy shelter.
Special guest TEACHER MIGUEL ELLIOT, AKA Sir Cobalot will be teaching cob-over pallets with clean, nontoxic, and energy efficient insulation. Interior & Exterior earthen plaster demonstrations. With core support from carpenter Dustin Daggs, teachers include Harbinite Davel (or Dave L.), and resident cobber Brenda Quintero, with much assistance from farm staff Steve, Becca, Jake and Monica throughout the weekend.
Cost for the full 4-day workshop is $195 and includes lunch daily and onsite camping at beautiful Golden Rocks Permaculture Farm located in Middletown, Lake County, CA.
Families welcome! Attendees under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Group discounts available.
Scholarships available for fire survivors!