3rd Annual Earth Day at Oz Farm
Apr
21
to Apr 22

3rd Annual Earth Day at Oz Farm

Saturday, April 21
Description:

Join Oz Farm for our yearly event to celebrate our planet.   We're hosting two workshops and a farm tour on Saturday April 21 followed by a community potluck and live music.  

Come for the full event and camp under the stars! 

1:00pm Arrival
Check in and stake out your camp spot. 

2:00pm Workshop 1: Mushroom Cultivation
Explore the world of mushroom cultivation through a low-tech method for cultivating Oyster mushrooms on pasteurized straw.  Each participant will leave with an inoculated bag to bring home and grow their own mushrooms.   

3:00pm Workshop 2: Herbal Medicine
Discover the magical herbs that grow here at Oz Farm while gaining a deeper understanding of their healing properties.  Together we'll learn how to make a medicinal tincture and herbal salve that participants will take home.  

4:00pm Explore
Explore and enjoy the beauty of the 200 acre forest or relax next to the pristine garcia River. 

5:00 Farm Tour
Take a guided walk around our 6 acre farm and learn about organic cultivation with our Farm Manager.  

6:00pm Community Potluck
Bring a prepared dish to share with all of your new friends.  Don't worry, we'll provide the kale.  

7:00pm Live Music

Sunday, April 22
10:00am Yoga

Enjoy a gentle morning flow. 

12:00pm Depart
Practice land stewardship and pack it in and pack it out. 

Workshops & Camping: $50
Workshops only: $30
Potluck & Celebration: Free

 

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Mar
5
to Mar 9

Cob Workshop

Cob Workshop 

Description
Join Oz for a five day hands-on natural building workshop.  Learn the elements of cob, slip-chip, and natural plasters while constructing walls in our barn. 

Course Content Includes:

  • Mixing & applying slip chip, cob, and natural plaster
  • Determining the mix ratios
  • Shaping walls, cob, and plaster
  • Decorative & sculptural elements of natural building
  • Pros & cons of natural building
  • Sourcing Resources
  • glass bottle design, installation, & preparation

Instructor:
Kirk Mobert
Kirk has been teaching Natural Building for over a decade.   He is a California native and believes in exploring the possibilities and pushing the boundaries.  He created a regenerative technology school where they use Natural Building as one tool for establishing regenerative cultures in Point Arena, CA.    

Course Dates & Arrival/ Departure Times:
The course begins on Monday, March 5th at 9am.  You can arrive Sunday evening.  The course closes on Friday at 5pm. You are welcome to stay Friday evening and leave Saturday before 1pm.  

Accomodations:
Oz Farm will provide high quality, organic, vegetarian lunches and dinners during the 5 work days.  Participants can choose to tent camp on the property, share a cabin, or stay in a private cabin. 

Course Cost & Enrollment:
The course is available on a sliding scale:
Tent Camping (meals included): $300
Shared Cabin (meals included): $400
Private Cabin (meals included) $500

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