Straw Bale Home Workshop

Green Go Construction-Straw Bale Building Workshop

Who should attend?

Anyone interested in learning more about Green Housing options

Architects, builders, sustainability educators, and green enthusiasts in general. Attendees with participate in all aspects of construction, but workload is designated around physical ability.

Session Activity Weekend Schedule:

One: March 29-30 Foundation and drainage

Two: April 5-6 Wall construction, door and window detail

Three: April 12-13 Roof construction and assembly

Four: April 19-20 Earth plaster and stucco

Cost $400 per person/ $500 per couple for entire workshop

$125 per single weekend/ $200 per couple

Foxhollow workshop upcoming in 2008


2700 Hillside Terrace

Louisville, KY 40206

*Spring follow up-" Design and interior finishing" to be announced

For more information:

This Workshop qualifies for CEU credit for the Program in Sustainability Studies of the Adena Center.  Students

participating in the Adena Sustainability Studies Program and partner community projects such as Sustainable Clift*n, Sustainable Business Networks and Sustainable Louisville are eligible for scholarship support for a 50% discount on the course cost. If you would like to apply for CEU credit for this course or for the Certificate in Sustainability, please contact

More Information:

Workshop preview co-sponsored by Sustainable Business Networks.

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