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Create with Earthen Cob

Create with Earthen Cob - Community Practice & Information Sharing

  • McMinnville, OR

Service Description

Join us in learning how to create sustainable, non-toxic, inexpensive structures with cob. Building with cob is a sheer delight -engaging with the earth- sculpting, mixing, squishing, and sifting to make unique artistic forms. Mixing the living materials with our hands and feet is incredibly satisfying. Experience the community rhythm that emerges from this ancient collaboration to build structure. It is a natural and simple neighborly action that creates a curvilinear sculpture, adorned with earthen pigments, niches, and glittering tiles. The knowledge that we can build beautiful, functional space makes us feel alive and capable. Cob Curious Work/Learn Community Days are open to all (15 & older please) We are stewarding 68 acres of ancient oaks, rolling meadows, wetlands, veggie & botanical gardens and a friendly community who are excited to begin their journey into earthen building. There are 3 separate earthen building projects happening with a variety of techniques being explored. When you choose your date, we will let you know which project/ technique we will be focusing on that weekend. McMinnville location. Donations are appreciated for time & materials. Bring your own sack lunch, clothes & shoes that can get dirty, gloves, hat & water. RSVP with Antigone to get location & details: 541-740-4632 Dates: May 14, Saturday 10-2 May 21, Saturday 10-2 May 28, Saturday 10-3 June 5, Sunday 10-3 June 12, Sunday 10-3 June 18, Saturday 10-3 July 16 & 17, Saturday, Sunday 10-3 August 6 & 7, Saturday, Sunday 10-3 Late August & September dates TBA

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Please be respectful of our teachers time and availability for classes. We ask that you cancel no later than 5 days prior to the class or retreat. Refunds for classes are up to each teacher. Please communicate with the teacher privately. Retreat refunds will be given up to 5 days prior to the retreat.

Contact Details


Corvallis, OR, USA