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  

Advanced Permaculture Design Course

A Four-Season Program in Regenerative Design & Applied Ecology.

Join us for this nine month weekend immersion in ecological design, agroecology, and permaculture skill development. This is a course for those looking to deepen their knowledge and competency in some of the most crucial disciplines within or related to permaculture design, from reading the landscape and building soil fertility to planned grazing, mushroom cultivation, and the development of efficient farm infrastructure.

 

 

Course Price Date
Celts, Adzes, Axes, and Chisels $425.00 05/06/2017 to 05/09/2017
All Ages Fire Making Class $70.00 05/07/2017
Open House and Skills Share $0.00 05/13/2017
Garden Literacy: Planning & Growing a Vibrant Kitchen Garden $350.00 05/19/2017 to 05/21/2017
Wilderness Self Reliance $200.00 05/20/2017 to 05/21/2017
Tracking and Awareness $200.00 06/10/2017 to 06/11/2017
The Art and Science of Soil Fertility $350.00 06/16/2017 to 06/18/2017
Intro To Forest Ecology $200.00 07/01/2017 to 07/02/2017
Basic Stone Tools- Flint Knapping $220.00 07/08/2017 to 07/09/2017
Edible & Medicinal Forest Gardens $350.00 07/14/2017 to 07/16/2017
Core Skills $725.00 07/16/2017 to 07/22/2017
Felting $100.00 07/29/2017
Pelt Tanning $95.00 07/30/2017
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
Fire as a Tool: From Friction Fire to Rocket Stoves $450.00 10/19/2017 to 10/22/2017
Willow Basketry $200.00 10/21/2017 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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