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March 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The class includes a tour of at least 6 species of mature bamboo, as well as building projects that utilize elegant and effective bamboo construction. This master class will demonstrate live bamboo harvest and discuss gravity treatment for long-lasting materials as well as other method. We will also discuss methods for relocating roots, ideal growing locations, and bamboo selection.
YOU WILL LEARN:
~ Methods of treating bamboo – 3 species for building grown on the farm
~ Discussion of natural bamboo curing and other methods of treatment (we will demo the most economical option without equipment).
~ Functional, elegant joint-tying methods with durable materials. How to make simple bamboo boards.
– Full day of learning (8am-5pm)
– Plant-based farm-to-table lunch created by Chef Eric Rivkin
– Learning how to cut & treat bamboo naturally, economically, effectively
– Water adventure at spring-fed waterfalls/pools
-Include a slideshow handbook on how to do joints, and treat bamboo naturally
15+ years experience as engineer, building with bamboo, permaculture educator.
25+ years experience renowned PLANT-BASED food chef, TROPICAL OFF-Grid PIONEER, CONSERVATIONIST, and CREATIVE bamboo Designer. World-renowned raw food chef.
Intro to Bamboo & Theory (1 hour)
Overview of Treating bamboo (gravity method) – Toxin Free
Plant-based farm-to-table lunch
Practical hands-on training – elegant joinery and tying methods
End of day waterfall adventure
Beautiful waterfall of pure waters we will visit on lands.
The name of the farm is La Joya del Sol with a Seed of Life we painted on our greenhouse. Colors represent the fruit colors, surrounded by the green of the forest.“ – Founder and co-creator viva la raw, Eric Rivkin
Cost: 60,000 Col or $90 or crypto exchange
(Ask for local scholarships)