Upcoming Workshops

Cob Pizza Oven Building Workshop (January 6 – 7, 2017)

Oratia, New Zealand ($200)

Cob, Pizza, New Zealand. A few of our very favourite things. We’ll be bringing our cob stomping routine to the shores of NZ to build a beautiful cob oven for a permaculture property in Oratia, near Auckland. Theory and practice on how to create one of these highly FUNctional cooking systems using mud and recycled materials.

APPLY FOR NZ COB PIZZA OVEN WORKSHOP

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Cob Pizza Oven Building Workshop Oratia Auckland New Zealand

Strawbale / Cob Building Workshop (January 8 – 22, 2017)

Oratia, New Zealand ($600 a week OR $1000 for 2 weeks)

Stoked to be running another build in NZ at the permaculture farm of a good friend of ours! This workshop will cover all the natural building goodies: Strawbale, Cob, Bottle Walls, Foundations, Carpentry, Earthen Floors, Clay Plastering, Solar Passive Design and everything you need to know to build your own natural home!

APPLY FOR NZ STRAWBALE / COB WORKSHOP

Hello, what's your first and last name? *

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What got you inspired to join the workshop?

What special talents or skills could you bring to the workshop to teach other people?

How will you take what you learn back to your world?

Anything else we need to know?


Strawbale / Cob Building Workshop Oratia Auckland New Zealand

Including organic local food, mini-workshops on permaculture, natural health and healing and all the amazing things that happen on natural building workshops: connections, inspiring people sharing their skills, music, campfires, something you’ll remember for the rest of your life. Hope to see you over there!

Natural Building, Permaculture, Community and Health Gathering (February 19 – March 12, 2017)

Lorinna Community, Tasmania ($500 a week OR $1300 for 3 weeks)

Come gather in Tasmania for our huge natural building, permaculture, community and health gathering! The foundations for sustainable living experienced through 3 weeks of facilitated hands on learning. The centrepiece of the gathering, the build of a Strawbale and Cob cottage, teaching all you need to know to build your own natural home! Plus Permaculture projects (growing food, cob ovens, rocket stoves, kilns, introductions to permaculture principles, permaculture design classes and visits to local long running examples!) To round it all out, workshops on community living, healing and natural health! Gather around, this will be a very special 3 weeks of community, learning and sharing.

APPLY FOR TASMANIA GATHERING

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What got you inspired to join the workshop?

What special talents or skills could you bring to the workshop to teach other people?

How will you take what you learn back to your world?

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Natural Building, Permaculture, Community and Health Gathering

Including organic local food, mini-workshops on permaculture, community, natural health and healing and all the amazing things that happen on natural building workshops: connections, inspiring people sharing their skills, music, campfires, something you’ll remember for the rest of your life. Hope to see you there!

Bushfire Resilient Earthship Building Workshop PART 2 (March 26 – April 23 2017)

Kinglake, VIC ($500 a week OR $1800 for 4 weeks)

We’re heading back to Kinglake to complete the Earthship we started here in September! The tyres are finished and the roof will be on, so the emphasis of the workshop will be on creating the rooms of the house using a bunch of different natural building methods (mudbrick, cob, carpentry, light earth, bottle walls, natural paints, mud sculpting, clay renders, earthen floors), incorporating Earthship systems (greywater greenhouse, solar, plumbing) and retrofitting the existing mudbrick structure! Plus information on council approvals, how to best design your Earthship for bushfires and general Australian conditions and everything you need to know to get started on the journey of building your own!

APPLY FOR BUSHFIRE RESILIENT EARTHSHIP KINGLAKE WORKSHOP

Hello, what's your first and last name? *

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What got you inspired to join the workshop?

What special talents or skills could you bring to the workshop to teach other people?

How will you take what you learn back to your world?

Anything else we need to know?


Bushfire Resilient Earthship Building Workshop Kinglake

Including organic local food, mini-workshops on permaculture, community, natural health and healing and all the amazing things that happen on natural building workshops: connections, inspiring people sharing their skills, music, campfires, something you’ll remember for the rest of your life. Hope to see you there!

Coming up!

Keep your eye out, we’ve got stacks of building, permaculture, natural health and community learning on the way!

  • Earthship build in an Eco-Village (NSW, 2017)
  • Mini-Earthship & Permaculture Workshop (VIC, 2017)