Flax to Linen — Upcoming Workshop, August 20, 27, 28 – $85/class or $225/all three

In this three-part workshop, participants will learn to harvest, process, and spin flax plants into linen thread suitable for weaving. We have a small flax plot that we’ll be harvesting by mid-summer. Join us and learn to process this easy-to-grow plant and then walk through the steps to turn it from a dried stalk into loose … More Flax to Linen — Upcoming Workshop, August 20, 27, 28 – $85/class or $225/all three

Low Tech Podcast, No. 51 — What to Do About Lawns?

Low Tech Podcast, No. 51 – 22 Jul 2022

What to Do About Lawns?

In this episode we look back at the history of, problems with, and alternatives to the great American obsession with lawns.

#lowtech #sustainability #fossilfuels #nonprofits #resilience #climatechange #planes #trains #automobiles #travel … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 51 — What to Do About Lawns?

Join us for an Open House Today — Cooksville’s 180th Birthday

We’re celebrating the 180th anniversary of the founding of Cooksville today. The afternoon starts at 3:00 p.m. at the community center on the east side of the commons (11204 N Church St Evansville, WI 53536). We’ll have short presentations from local organizations, followed by an open house at the Lutheran Church, LTI, the Historic Cooksville … More Join us for an Open House Today — Cooksville’s 180th Birthday

Upcoming Workshop — Hand-Harvesting Wheat and Rye, Jul. 16, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., $35 ($30 for members)

We’ve been growing and processing wheat and rye by hand for a few years. In mid-July, we will harvest it using scythes and sickles.  Then it has to get tied into sheaves and stood up in shocks to dry. Once dry, it has to be threshed to remove the grains from the heads, and then … More Upcoming Workshop — Hand-Harvesting Wheat and Rye, Jul. 16, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., $35 ($30 for members)

Learn to Cook on a Woodstove — With Friend of LTI, Holin Kennen

Have you ever dreamed of cooking a meal on a wood-fired stove? Did you grow up reading Little House on the Prairie? Are you interested in cooking using locally-sourced, non-fossil fuels? Then sign up right away for the woodstove cooking workshop put on by Holin Kennen. The class runs June 19, from 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. … More Learn to Cook on a Woodstove — With Friend of LTI, Holin Kennen