why rising earth?

The title of this blog draws from my time as an apprentice at the Cob Cottage Company in costal Oregon. If you spend time with natural building folk, you'll eventually find yourself around a fire, sing silly songs about cob and natural building. Folks usually refer to these oftentimes improvised tunes as "cobsongs". I often sang..."There is a house in old coquille, they call the rising earth, it's been the work of many hands, and you know what that's worth..."

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Chapel Hill Cob Workshops 2013

I'm pleased to announce that Greg Allen and I will be instructing four cob and natural building workshops at Pickard's Mtn. Eco-Institute outside Chapel Hill, NC this spring! 

Here is a brief outline, follow the links below for more information.

This photo is from last year's 7-day cob workskop in Durham. These workshops will be in a more rural setting, at Pickard's Mountain educational farm and sustainability learning center. Pickard's is where Greg and I held our first cob workshop four years ago, and it's exciting to building there again!

Contact Mike at mpmcdono@yahoo.com or (502) 381 5004