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Find out what The Common Unity Project is all about. Come learn about the principles behind the design of “The Hive”: A communal, off-grid, self sufficient structure that will begin construction by passionate volunteers the day following this workshop.
Cob Oven and Rocket Stove Workshop May 30th-31st
Come learn about cob, a superb natural building material; it is abundant and cheap, molds to unique shapes, can be a source of insulation or thermal mass, and is relatively easy to learn! Participate in the building of both a cob oven and a rocket stove and gain the skills to go home and build your own!
Permaculture Zone Mapping and Wholistic Design June 6th-7th
A two-day workshop focused on designing and mapping Zones 1 and 2 with professional permaculture designer and educator, Gordon Hiebert.
Timber Framing 7-Day Intensive Course July 13th-19th
Local builders Garry Rivard and Greg Young will guide you through layout, boring and chiseling mortises, forming tenons, cutting braces, assembling bents, and finally the thrill of raising day! Enjoy real teamwork! The workshop is designed to be accessible, interesting & challenging for both the intermediate and inexperienced wood crafters.