The Low Technology Institute Offers Sustainability Skill Share, June 1 and 2 — Registration Open

Want to learn a new skill that helps to sustain your life and our world? The Low Technology Institute offers you the opportunity through its new series of courses, the Sustainability Skill Share. On June 1 and 2, students of all ages will be supported in learning hands-on skills from veteran instructors and sustainable living … More The Low Technology Institute Offers Sustainability Skill Share, June 1 and 2 — Registration Open

SOLD OUT Upcoming Workshop — Making Bees Wax Food Wrappers, Jan. 27, 2–5 p.m., $10/5 SOLD OUT

Are you interested in learning basic carpentry skills for putting to use in your home or garden? Have you been uncertain about using hammers, saws, drills, or power tools? Do you have little to no experience with these things but want to learn? … More SOLD OUT Upcoming Workshop — Making Bees Wax Food Wrappers, Jan. 27, 2–5 p.m., $10/5 SOLD OUT

Shibori Workshop

Last weekend we had Kelly Larson, an artist from St. Louis, in to teach a workshop on shibori, a Japanese indigo-dying technique. The word means resist dying because patterns are made by pressure on the fabric keeping the dye out, that is, resisting dye intrusion. Kelly gave us a brief background on indigo dying. In … More Shibori Workshop

Upcoming Workshop — Shibori Fabric Dying, Jul. 28, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., $60-65

Are you interested in learning basic carpentry skills for putting to use in your home or garden? Have you been uncertain about using hammers, saws, drills, or power tools? Do you have little to no experience with these things but want to learn? … More Upcoming Workshop — Shibori Fabric Dying, Jul. 28, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., $60-65

Upcoming Workshop — Basic Carpentry, Aldo Leopold Benches, Jun. 23, 1–5 p.m., $45-50

Are you interested in learning basic carpentry skills for putting to use in your home or garden? Have you been uncertain about using hammers, saws, drills, or power tools? Do you have little to no experience with these things but want to learn? … More Upcoming Workshop — Basic Carpentry, Aldo Leopold Benches, Jun. 23, 1–5 p.m., $45-50

Upcoming Workshop — Beginning Grape Vines, May 26, 1–5 p.m., $40–45

Grapes are one of the oldest cultivars, with roots going back over 8,000 years. They have been grown around the globe and can survive in Wisconsin with a little TLC. Grapes can be a long-lasting investment and require thoughtful siting and annual care and pruning. In return they provide a flexible fruit suitable for the … More Upcoming Workshop — Beginning Grape Vines, May 26, 1–5 p.m., $40–45

Upcoming Workshop — Basic Carpentry, DATE T.B.D., 1–5 p.m., $45-50

Are you interested in learning basic carpentry skills for putting to use in your home or garden? Have you been uncertain about using hammers, saws, drills, or power tools? Do you have little to no experience with these things but want to learn? … More Upcoming Workshop — Basic Carpentry, DATE T.B.D., 1–5 p.m., $45-50