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  • Writer's pictureTim McGee

Natural Building Workshop- Building With Light Straw Clay

Join us for a one-of-a-kind Light Straw Clay Workparty and Immersive Workshop from August 12th to August 27th, 2023!

Wood framed wall with double studs for light straw clay infill

Embrace your inner artist and discover the magic of building with light straw clay. Join us for an immersive, hands-on experience that will unlock your creativity and empower your ideas around sustainability. Together, we will embark on a transformative journey as we construct our sustainable living home. Get ready to be inspired and amazed as you learn this beautiful art form!

Straw bales in foreground with house in the background

Experience the freedom to come and go as you please - whether it's for a day trip, camping on our breathtaking land, or discovering nearby accommodations. No rigid schedules or time commitments, just the opportunity to create a sustainable and beautiful natural home.

During this two-week time period natural building workshop, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Gain valuable knowledge and skills in natural building techniques

  • Work side by side with experienced instructors and like-minded individuals

  • Get your hands dirty and actively participate in constructing light straw clay walls

  • Explore the benefits and principles of sustainable architecture

  • Foster connections and build friendships within a supportive community

  • Experience the joy and satisfaction of creating something meaningful and environmentally friendly

Whether you're a seasoned builder or a novice enthusiast, this workshop is designed to cater to all skill levels. Together, we will create a space that promotes sustainability, harmony, and beauty.

If you would like to contribute to the building of our home but can't make it out, please consider a donation to help us cover food, amenities, and safety for the work party. Venmo @dnicolmcgee or contact us directly.

For more information please email

You can also call or text (206) 420-6368‬

Our build site is located in Hansville, WA

Let's build a better world together!

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