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Intro to Cob + Straw

$70 Earliest Bird (register before January 28th, 2019)

$85 Early Bird (register before March 28th, 2019)

$100 Regular Fee

*10% discount for family and friends participating together

In this one-day introduction, we will be mixing and building with cob, as well as discussing straw-based building techniques. Look forward to morning and afternoon hands-on work, with a discussion/presentation after lunch. The day will conclude with a pizza dinner, using our cob oven!

We will cover the basics:

-       mixing and applying cob

-       mixing and applying natural clay-based plasters

-       strawbale vs. cob concepts

-       basic foundation ideas

-       touring a permitted strawbale house

We will enjoy three home-cooked meals, focusing on healthy and real foods (and local, where possible!). Dinner will be a pizza night at our cob oven!

There are composting toilets, hot showers, and a pond to swim in. Drinking water is readily available, as is electricity. We are located in Snow Camp, NC ; the closest town is Saxapahaw, which is about 10 minutes away, and has wifi, a coffee shop, a bar, and a general store.

Earlier Event: April 28
Cob + Straw Immersion