~ UPCOMING WORKSHOP SCHEDULE ~
Friday Sept 30 ~ 9am
to Oct 2nd ~ 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 Oct 14th ~ 9am
to Sunday Oct 16th ~ 6pm
3-Day Natural Plasters & Paints Workshop
This 3-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!
Sunday Oct 23, 2022
10am - 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 forested lands to see what is available for medicine. We will learn about different plants, both cultivated and growing in the 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, etc. We will prepare together herbal remedies from our harvests AND of course you will take some home with you! If there is time, we will go out and harvest together in the wetlands. The cost is $95 ~ Click here for tickets, and HERE for more information.
Sunday November 13, 2022
10am - 4pm
Composting Toilet Course
Join Frankie and Brenda for a fun-filled day on the farm, learning how to make a composting toilet! In the permaculture way, our day will start with a checkin and overview of the basics of composting humanuer! We will learn about different designs and methodologies, as well as up-keep, and hands-on build a composting toilet that will last for years to come! The cost is $75 ~ Click HERE for tickets.
COMING: SPRING COURSES ~ 2023
Regenerative Farm Planning Course
TBD ~ March 2023
Rocket Stove Workshop
TBD ~ March 2023
Cob Bench Workshop
TBD ~ April 2023
African Drum-making w/Baba Shimbambo
TBD ~ May 2023
Cob Oven Workshop
TBD ~ May 2023
PAST WORKSHOPS (ALREADY COMPLETED)
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 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.
"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