Design and build a permanent, highly efficient wood fired outdoor baking oven.
Cobb, also known as adobe, is a traditional and versatile building material made from clay, sand and straw. With it, humans can easily and intuitively build houses, stoves, ovens and more. In this full day workshop we’ll design and build a permanent, highly efficient wood fired outdoor baking oven at Greenfield Community Farm using local clay and materials. Starting with harvesting wild clay, we’ll then mix cob, build the foundation, oven, and finally a roof. We’ll discuss principles of structure and insulation, and then roll up our sleeves. Participants will be comfortable to make simple cob structures on their own by the end of the day. Bring enthusiasm, work clothes, and empty beer bottles and dish for pot-luck lunch. Taught by Felix Lufkin Felix Lufkin has experience teaching workshops on processing animals, wild edible plants walks, and runs the school garden at Four Rivers Charter High School among many other skills. Early bird registration is $95. Space is limited to 16. Register today by clicking here.
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