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Traditional Skills Workshops

Traditional Skills Workshops started as a student idea to promote sustainability education at BSU.  Why not learn from those in the community that live it?  There is, on average, one workshop per month that focuses on a skill to increase self-sufficiency.  Workshops during the 2009-2010 academic year included brain tanning a deer hide, carding and spinning yarn, breakmaking, using natural dyes, and planning gardens. Have any ideas for a workshop? Let us know!

New Schedule starting Fall 2014

The Traditional Skills workshops now partner with the Sustainable Tuesday programming on Tuesdays at 5:30pm at the Rail River Folk School.  Visit the Facebook page for updated programming.

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Interested in checking out a Traditional Skills Workshop? Come sign up in the Sustainability Office! 

Students are FREE and others pay $7.

"You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give."
~ E.O. Wilson