COB OVEN
WORKSHOP

TO BE ANNOUNCED


Applied Aquaponics

Course Description

This Cob Oven Building workshop is designed to teach you the skills needed to build your own oven in your backyard, as well as encouraging a new way of relating to our food and the process in which it is cooked and created. The weekend will be catered with food cooked in the two already existing wood fired cob ovens we have on site. As we go through the process of building an oven, throughout the weekend we will also be engaging in the process of cooking in one and sharing and feasting on some of the myriad of things that can be cooked in them, including a pizza dinner Saturday night, frittatas, roasted vegetables, sourdough bread, granola, and yogurt. The process of building as well as cooking in a wood fired oven encourages us to redevelop our relationship to the way we eat and cook, encouraging us to engage in the journey of the creation of a meal.

Using clay, sand and straw, we will explore the entire construction process from foundation to roof. The class is primarily hands on, involving building an oven from start to finish. We will also go over all the other aspects of the building process, including soil analysis, options for variations on the oven design, moisture protection, heating and insulation for the oven, as well as how to fire and cook in the ovens.


Instructors


Sasha Rabin

Sasha Rabin

Sasha first came to Quail Springs on a cold snowy night in early 2008 to visit friends who had recently started calling the place home, and the warmth of the people there brought her back. She is passionate about creating a beautiful life, including the structures that house us for much of our time. This passion leads her to practice those things that help us remember who we really are and why we are here – activities and creations which remind us of our connections to each other, our food, our shelter and the earth.

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Registration Information


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  • Course Fee: $750
  • Early Bird Discount: $650 (if paid by September 1, 2015)
  • Course fee includes instruction, catered meals and camping accommodations

Registration closed

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