Straw Bale Building Workshops

We run regular straw bale building workshops to teach everyone the skills and techniques of professional straw bale building.  Dave will have you building like an expert in no time!

The best way to learn is by doing so our workshops are a mix of theory and practice, to ensure you get the most from your learning experience.  You will learn tips & tricks from an industry master as Dave teaches you everything you need to know about straw bale construction from the ground up.

Weekend Workshops

Duration: 3 days – weekends +


  • $550 per participant

Early bird discount is offered for enrolments which are paid in full at least 1 week in advance of workshop date.

See the course schedule for current workshop dates.  Or register your interest to be notified of new dates as soon as they are announced.

5-day Workshops

Duration: 5 days – Monday-Friday

Cost: TBA

Host a Workshop

If you are owner-building your own straw bale cottage, studio or dream home and would like to host a workshop to help with your build, Dave would like to hear from you.