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Let's go with Alice on a learning tour of Fairfield, Iowa. We will have the opportunity to see Vedic Architecture, among other things directly and indirectly connected to sustainability and natural building! We are thinking April-ish for this. Let's plan ahead so we can make this happen! Alice will move to France in 2012 so this is our chance to make this happen.
Strawbale Studio Natural Building & Sustainable Living INTERNSHIPS & Worktrade are offered by month, May through mid October and in January (the Winternship). There are several opening for September through Oct 15. Apply now, or contact Deanne if you have questions. More links and details below. Attend 1 or more months and experience an amazingly wide variety of skills while helping to complete buildings on this beautiful land. Located outside Oxford Michigan, 1 hour north of Detroit, this wooded rural site, with its natural structures, rocket stoves and earth ovens, is a great place to live and build together with others ! Learn the basics of earth plaster, strawbale walls, cob, living roof, thatched roof, rocket stove, round pole framing, stone walls, foraging, fermenting, and more. Classroom presentations & hands-on. Projects vary according to the season. Each month provides a full range of experiences based on the above skills. Attend for 1 month or more. April -June, August – October & the very popular January 2016 Winternship ! 3 Options available with several openings in each catagory. Limit 8 total. Full Internship (fee: $850/ month - includes room, board, education/hands-on in building & sustainable skills) 1/2 Pay Worktrade (fee $425 - includes same as Internship + worktraders contribute 10 hours/week toward infrastructure ~ grounds, office, etc.) and Wwoofer - Same as Internship program + contribute 20 hrs/week toward infrastructure. No fee. Visit strawbalestudio.org for details. Also see the Blog Internship / Worktrade links. Contact Deanne[masked] [masked] for more information, and if you want to start the process,fill out the application form.