Natural Building Plastering Workshops in June, Camp Epworth, High Falls, NY

From: Joan Ewing and Wilton D.
Sent on: Wednesday, June 3, 2009 9:12 PM


Hi Friends,

Our two plastering workshops are coming up soon--our first in less than 2 weeks. Please contact us [see info below] if you plan to come and please pass this on to others who might be interested in finding out about this inspiring learning/community experience.

Peace,

Joan and Wilton

NATURAL BUILDING WORKSHOPS IN JUNE, 2009--TWO WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITIES FOR HANDS ON LEARNING, FUN AND COMMUNITY

CLAY EARTH PLASTER WORKSHOP--Arrival Thursday PM, June 11, Workshop Fri,Sat, Sun. June 12,13,14

LIME PLASTER WORKSHOP--Arrival Thursday PM, June 25, Workshop Fri, Sat, Sun, June 26, 27, 28  [ A sweat lodge hosted by our friend Paul Tobin and led by Dakota Sundance Chief, Calvin Pompano will also be held at Camp Epworth at the same time and will be available to workshop participants]

DESCRIPTION: Join the many hands that have helped create the regenerative straw bale farm house at Camp Epworth over the last year. Come join us in learning natural building skills and having great fun in the process on the beautiful 160 acres of Camp Epworth, located two hours north of New York City and accessible by public transportation.

Workshop participants will learn about the science and properties of plasters and plastering techniques, through both presentations and discussions and hands on experience. We welcome students working with natural building and those who have no experience.

INSTRUCTORS: Kay McGrenaghan Cafasso, Natural Builder, Permaculture Instructor & Designer, Founder, Sowing Solutions. Wilton Duckworth, Architect, Permaculture Teacher, Founding Member, Green Phoenix Permaculture

COST: ACCOMMODATIONS IN AN INDOOR LODGE WITH BUNKS OR CAMPING IF    
           YOU PREFER AND DELICIOUS MEALS INCLUDED.
           Sliding Scale: $[masked], Honor system-- Please pay what you are able       
            toward our expenses. Checks can be made out to Green Phoenix
            Permaculture and sent to 8 Epworth Lane, High Falls, NY 12440.
            [If you attend the sweat lodge, there will be a voluntary donation.]
         
REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Please contact me ASAP so we can plan for food. Please send me the following: Your contact info, amount of tuition you will be paying, food preferences [omnivore, vegan, vegetarian--please be specific], food allergies, other medical conditions we should be aware of. If you want to attend the sweat lodge, we will notify Paul.
Please contact me [Joan Ewing] at [address removed] of phone at[masked]-7646. Registration forms can be downloaded from our website at www.green-phoenix.org. However, please contact me with the above info as well.

TRANSPORTATION AND WHAT TO BRING: We can provide this info after you register. Participants can take Trailways buses from NYC and we can arrange ahead of time to pick you up. Carpooling may also be possible.

DONATIONS: Tax Deductible donations toward scholarships to our workshops are always gratefully accepted. Checks can be made out to Green Phoenix Permaculture and sent to 8 Epworth Lane, High Falls, NY 12440

         

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