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Yurt Building Workshops

Learn how to build your own yurt and experience living in yurts with others interested in natural building, woodland management, and lifestyle sustainability.

Friday January 23 2015 (All day)
Sunday January 25 2015 (All day)

Venue: Yurt village in the woods
Address: 1459 White Rock Rd
Cost: $320 plus tax
Accessibility: no

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Yurt Building Workshops 2015

Don't miss this opportunity to learn how to build your own yurt - a low impact shelter originating from Central Asia. Join Little Foot Yurts for a hands on yurt building workshop housed in a  woodland yurt paradise! Leave with the practical skills and resources to build your own yurt.

The two and a half day workshop will provide a thorough introduction to yurts, and the basics of yurt construction including: sustainable forestry practice; coppice as a timber crop, Acadian forest species, making a greenwood working station, using a drawknife, froe and other hand tools, planning and designing your walls, roof, and wheel, and erecting a yurt. Open to all skill levels. Families welcome. Click here for an in depth look at our workshop outline

When: January 23th-25th AND January 30th-Feb 1st

Cost: $320 plus tax, includes workshop fee, yurt camping, gourmet local vegetarian food, and a yurt zine.

Registration: Please register online here

Deposit: A non-refundable deposit of $160 is required to reserve your spot. The deposit is due five days after you have completed the registration. Online registration closes December 15th.

For more details, please contact Selene Cole at 902 670-4556 or email info@lfy.ca


Organizer:Selene Cole

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