January 7: Get a Handle on It! Tool Handle Making and Repair Workshop
March 4: Collaborative Living Workshop and Potluck
April 28-30: Packbasket Weaving Weekend
May 13: Wild Greens for the Common Table
Details and registration below. Additional programs & dates TBA.
Collaborative Living Workshop & Potluck
Photo by Robin Farrin
Collaborative Living Maine is bringing their Stone Soup Series to Maine Local Living School! This is an opportunity to mingle and learn about examples of and opportunities for living in community. Guest speakers TBA. All ages and levels of community curiosity are welcome.
If you are able, please bring a dish and/or snack to share for the potluck lunch.
Date: Saturday, March 4, 2023, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost: by donation
Packbasket Weaving Weekend
With a brown ash pack basket you can carry the world! During this weekend you will live in community on a ecological-living homestead, weave a whole pack basket, and enjoy meals of great local food. You will leave with your own basket on your back!
Cost: $575; all meals and rustic lodging included
MLLS recognizes the long arc of indigenous science and tradition that are the base of black (also known as brown) ash craftsmanship. 20% of your program fee goes to indigenous organizations working for tribal sovereignty in the place we now call Maine.
Friday, April 28: 10:00 am optional arrival time for materials prep; 5:00 pm arrival for everyone.
Saturday, April 29: Weaving all day!
Sunday, April 30: 3:00 pm (ish) departure.