~ UPCOMING WORKSHOP SCHEDULE ~
Summer 1-Day Series
Sunday July 24, 2022
8am - 1pm
Rockin' it with Frankie!
Our local rock-work expert Frankie has become almost famous for making amazing spaces with local ROCKS ~ examples of Frankie's work can be found at Harbin Hot Springs, Middletown Art Center, and Golden Rocks Farm! We will be learning which types of rocks are good for what, how to make awesome garden beds, rock paths, even pillars, with the abundance of our local rocks. Low-cost day trip, but out of town folks are also encouraged! Camping and services available, Harbin Hot Springs and other gems close by! Local drop-ins welcome, but to reserve a spot, get your tickets HERE.
Sunday August 7, 2022
8am - 5pm
Join us for a fun-filled day in the herb gardens! Our day will start with a checkin and an herb walk through our gardens and in the forest lands to see what is available for medicine. We will learn about different plants, both cultivated and growing wild, what is edible, and which plants should be avoided. The afternoon will be focused on medicine-making, how to dry different types of herbs, we will prepare together herbal remedies from our harvests AND of course you will take home some home with you. If there is time, we will go out and wild harvest together in the wetlands. The cost is $95 ~ Click HERE for tickets. And HERE for more information.
Sunday August 21, 2022
8am - 2pm
Garden Sculpting w/Cob
Brenda's Cob Crash-course. Learn the basics of building with COB, a mixture of clay, sand and straw, to create beautiful garden structures. Permaculture principles and activities will be weaved into our lessons and plans. $95 Workshop Fee. Click HERE for more details! And Click HERE for Tickets.
Friday Sept 9th ~ 8am
to Sept 11th ~ 6pm
Rock & Cob-over-pallet Garden Wall
Brenda and Frankie team up for this course on how to put an awesome, artsy earthen wall into any space in record time! We'll be covering rubble trenching, rocking 18" x 16' of wall and then learning to use harvestable materials and salvaged pallets to quickly raise gorgeous cob walls. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS.
Friday Sept 30th ~ 2pm
to Sunday Oct 2nd ~ 6pm
2-Day Natural Plasters & Paints Workshop
This 2-day workshop will be focused on sourcing and using natural materials for creating beautiful plasters and vibrant paints. Mixing up a variety of recipes, we will gain hands-on experience in different plastering methods, and have the opportunity to mix and use a wide variety of decorative paints and washes. Click here for details!
"This has been the most unique workshop I've ever attended. I have a new deeper appreciation of permaculture. Thank you for the opportunity to learn and for your generosity of hearth and spirit."
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
— Anonymous Cob Sculpting Workshop Participant