Treat yourself to a Sustainable Living Residency at Ampersand before our internship program begins.Learn about living with the sun, rain, and earth in a handcrafted strawbale cottage. 1 week minimum. WiFi included. $250 for the first week, $200 for subsequent weeks.
You may also want to book a private retreat during these spring months. We will be hosting the biggest crew ever for our internship, and all of our structures will be occupied mid May through July.
Geology Hike- Local geologist Scott Renbarger will help us understand the geological influences that helped create Ampersand's sandstone bluffs and petrified wood deposits. March 22, Sunday. 2pm to 4:30pm $10
Homeschool Homestead Day- Got kids? Join us for some cob building and solar cooking. April 3, Friday. 11am to 2pm. Bring a lunch. $10
Knife Sharpening Class- Chisels, Saws and Pruners too! Antique tool specialist Bruce Gray will lead us through the process. Bring your tools to sharpen! April 12, Sunday. 1pm to 4pm $25
Native Plant Hike- We will discuss natural history, medicinal uses, land restoration, and tips for identifying our plant friends. April 18, Saturday. 10am to 12pm $10