Adult Courses and Long Term Programs

Origins

 

A Nine Month Program focused on Ancestral Wilderness Living Skills

Engage yourself in your landscape and material culture in a whole new way. Immerse yourself in a handmade life. Studying, making, and using the tools needed to meet your basic needs, not in a short term survival scenario, but in a long term relationship of living with the land.Open to beginners. Save on classes by signing up for this amazing path of study. Payment plans available! Nine months, one course a month ending with a week long stone age living trip. Sign Up or Learn More  

Roots Rendezvous 

 

A three day gathering of workshops and a huge variety of workshops and skills to learn. 

This gathering is grounded in the idea that we as people can become more conscious, stronger, effective, and capable stewards of the land by learning new and old skills of interacting with the natural world.   These three days have multiple workshop blocks, ongoing demonstrations, and night time celebration. For more information click here.

 

Course Price Date
Felting $100.00 07/29/2017
Ancient Scout $725.00 08/06/2017 to 08/12/2017
Advanced Scout $725.00 08/13/2017 to 08/19/2017
Wilderness Self Reliance $225.00 08/26/2017 to 08/27/2017
Bow Building $525.00 09/01/2017 to 09/04/2017
The Farm as Ecosystem: Agroecology, Pattern Literacy, & Regenerative Design $400.00 09/01/2017 to 09/04/2017
Wild Edible Plant Foraging $100.00 09/16/2017
Livestock Literacy 101 $250.00 09/16/2017 to 09/17/2017
Cooking by Fire $100.00 09/17/2017
ROOTS Rendezvous $160.00 09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017
ROOTS Rendezvous $55.00 09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017
Willow Basketry $200.00 10/07/2017 to 10/08/2017
Fire as a Tool: From Friction Fire to Rocket Stoves $450.00 10/19/2017 to 10/22/2017
Hide Tanning $375.00 10/27/2017 to 10/29/2017
Intro to Biochar $250.00 11/04/2017 to 11/05/2017
Felt Hat Making $85.00 11/04/2017
Regenerative Forestry for the Farm & Homestead $500.00 11/15/2017 to 11/19/2017
Birch Bark Plaited Basketry $200.00 11/18/2017 to 11/19/2017
Fibers from a Wild Landscape $100.00 12/02/2017
Twined Basketry $100.00 12/03/2017

What You Need To Know

Roots Course Basics

New To Roots?  For an overview of where to find What You Need To Know Click Here.

Our Students

Who comes to Roots? Our students are everyday folks ranging in age, gender, race, and background...but what do they have in common? Almost all of our students are looking for an authentic challenge that engages their hands and minds. They are looking to build skills and learn from experienced instructors dedicated to innovating new ways of teaching old skills. Hear from the students themselves, click here for testimonials.

Roots Instructors

Roots Staff have been at their crafts for the many years it takes to learn not just the skills, but how to teach them. We keep class sizes limited so our staff get to work with you as an individual. Learn More.

Something missing?

Don't see a class you wish we offered? Let us know what you would like to see on our schedule and we will see if we can make it happen. Click here to contact us.

Custom Classes

Create your own courses from one on one training at our facilities to group classes offsite. Build the course to your needs and goals.

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