strawbaleworkshop-group000Welcome to The Year of Mud!

We offer a variety of high quality, hands-on Natural Building Workshops each year, including cob building, timber framing, straw bale building, cob oven construction, and more. Be sure to check out our complete offering of classes.

2014 Natural Building Workshops

Timber Frame Workshop (June 18-21, 2014) (Completed!)

Cob Building Workshop (September 5-7, 2014) (Completed!)

Update: our 2014 workshop season has come to an end! Sign up for our newsletter to hear the latest about our classes in 2015.

Follow Along With Us

Follow The Year of Mud blog, now in its 7th year, beginning with the construction of a little cob house known as “Gobcobatron”, which has since been featured in several publications and a multitude of websites. The Year of Mud chronicles our personal journey in the world of natural building and striving towards a low impact, handmade life. The blog is full of personal stories about building Gobcobatron, our second home (a timber frame and straw bale house), and other experiences trying to live more sustainably.

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