Sunday 26th November: Basic Organic Gardening Principals with Tobias Mager and Josh Tucker.
Well known local Natural Builder Tom Neil and Martin Croydon will be hosting the series of workshops currently scheduled for October 2017.
Our straw bale workshops will run on three weekends:
1st weekend (October 14th and 15th): laying bales; cutting bales and tying them together and applying chicken wire.
2nd weekend (October 28th 29th): first render coat
3rd weekend (November18th 19th ): final render coat.
Cost: $100 per person per day with a $100 discount if you book and pay for all 6 days.
Time: 8 am till 4 pm
Participants will be able to learn everything they need to know to to carry out a similar project for themselves. We will be converting a steel truss frame shed 10 metres by 8 metres into a straw bale construction and rendering it . There will be a professional carpenter, steelworker and renderers on site to help and pass on their knowledge.
Tom can be contacted on: 0447384738 or via Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday 22nd October: Repurposers and Upcyclers with Murray Goodchild
Please find Application form and info here!
Come and see what has happened at ECOSS! From Pottery to Tiny Houses, Bio-Dynamic Farm to Earth Building. Join a tour and talk, eat healthy delicious food, shop the eco market and bring your kids for special activities for them. There will be live music and dance including:
- Nia – Santha Press – santhapress.wordpress.com
- The Tinman Band – www.thetinmanband.com
- Zaar Belly Dance – www.facebook.com/zaarbellydance
- Kofi Kunkpe African Drumming Circle – www.westafricandrumming.com.au
- Little Giants – www.facebook.com/littlegiantssound/
School Holiday Lantern Making Workshops – River of Light Winter Festival Create your own beautiful lantern for the River of Light Winter Festival in Warburton on 29th July 2017! School Holiday Lantern Making Workshops for children age 7+ Tuesday July 4th – 11:00am – 2pm Sunday July 9th – 11:00am – 2pm Sunday July 16th – 11:00am – 2pm Hosted at The Coop, Yarra Valley ECOSS, 711 Old Warburton Road, Wesburn 3797. Cost: $5 each (includes all materials for lantern) Lunch Available BYO Parent/Guardian Phoebe Lines – 0434 633 599 email@example.com Sam Watson – 0423 140 689 firstname.lastname@example.org