Straw bale construction workshop in Blue River this weekend |

Straw bale construction workshop in Blue River this weekend


There are still a couple of spots left open for a sustainable home construction workshop focused on straw bale home building. The workshop is Saturday and Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., at a construction site in Blue River.The workshop is being conducted by Ecobuilders of Salida, and will be a great chance to learn all about building with this unique, incredibly eco-friendly material.The first day of the workshop will focus on the tools of the trade, how to split bales, and the techniques involved with stacking by the day’s end. The second day will involve prep and lath work and rounding of walls.Call Keri Brown at (719) 239-1929 for details, or check out the company’s website at

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