Quail Springs’ Upcoming Courses and Events
December 7 - 8, 2013 In this workshop students will learn how to build (and use) a barrel oven from the ground up! THE “BARREL” OVEN is a very practical and wood-efficient oven which can be built at very low cost using mostly natural and recycled materials. The oven is sometimes also called a “mixed” oven because the heat generated by the wood burned cooks both by directly transferring heat into the cooking chamber as well as by retaining heat in the oven’s mass and slowly returning that heat to the inside of the oven. For these reasons, this oven is much more ... Read more
January 13-17, 2014 Outside Nairobi, Kenya Hosted by Permaculture Research Institute of Kenya Co-Sponsored by Quail Springs Permaculture Join Quail Springs' Executive Director, Warren Brush, and an international cast of participants for a Permaculture Teacher Training this coming January, outside of Nairobi, Kenya. This course will assist you in developing into an inspiring and effective Permaculture Teacher and Organizer. Course participants will learn to design and implement community education opportunities using Permaculture Design to create for sustainable human settlement in a variety of situations both domestically and internationally. To learn more about Warren Brush's international teaching, please visit www.permaculturedesign.us. To learn more about this course or to register, please visit ... Read more
January 24 - 27, 2014 With Lasse Holmes Rocket mass heaters (RMH) are super efficient wood fired masonry stoves that are appropriate for many climates and lifestyles for a comfortable heat source that uses local fuel and doesn't need an electrical grid connection. Known as the "people's masonry stove", RMH's are simple, affordable to self build, use mostly simple local materials and offer the advantage that they can usually be retrofitted into cabins and small homes with minor structural reinforcing. Lasse Holmes is a passionate natural builder, consultant and teacher residing off the road system in a timber frame, straw bale, and clay/fiber ... Read more
Click here to visit our Past Courses & Events page for descriptions of some of Quail Springs previously hosted courses & events.