4 Day Natural Building Immersion
During this four day immersion workshop you will learn all about different natural building materials while helping to construct a small (8'x8') sauna with working rocket mass heater.
Participants will get hands on experience building using the pallet/cob technique popularized by Miguel Elliott founder of Living Earth Structures. Using a combination of pallets, straw, clay and lime we will build a usable
Participants will also receive a tour of three complete structures; a balecob home and a strawbale workshop. These structure use Rocket Mass Heaters (batch and J-style) for winter heat, have finished earthen floors, and many other natural elements for discussion. Learn how you can build a home for less than a year of rent and still be comfortable and warm.
A first come first serve guest cottage (sleeps 2) and pop up camper (sleeps 4) is available to rent on the registration form. Camp sites are available at no cost. Please inquire ahead about availability for parking live in vehicles. Composting toilet and an outdoor shower are available for use.
An outdoor kitchen is available for community use with meals and staples provided (rice, bread, sugar, tea, coffee, etc.) as well as many greens from the garden. Join us as we have community around our wood fired pizza oven!
Those joining us are welcome to explore the 5 acre property, forage (many berries), swim in the ponds, and walk to the frisbee golf course just down the road.
We love animals, but unfortunately no pets are allowed.
Space is limited to 10 participants.
Date: Saturday July 6 - Tuesday July 9
Start Time: 11am July 6
5% discount for family + friends participating together
Location: SpiritWood Natural Building, Victor, MT