Workshop-Double Chamber Cob Oven

A cob oven is affordable, fireproof, inexpensive, beautiful and sustainable. You can build them yourself, incorporating unlimited creative hand-formed durable shapes. A popular backyard project made of earthen clay, sand and straw, these ovens can be built in a day or two. They burn scrap wood and can bake all day starting with pizza then moving to bread, roasts, stews and ending up with drying fruits/veggies and herbs or making a batch of yogurt. Erica says they make heavenly scones as well! We’re looking forward to trying that. This workshop course for our double camber cob oven will cover: •A lecture/demonstration on Fire Science
•Planning the cob oven •Designing the cob oven Constructing and installing a double chamber cob oven (the base will be in place before the workshop) •Building a sand mold for the double chamber cob oven
•Mixing and testing cob (monolithic adobe) and earthen plaster •Applying three layers of cob onto the sand mold

About Elk Meadow Farm Nursery

Our picturesque, rural, for-profit, diversified small farm/nursery/food forest is a model of all things edible grown and sold locally in our climate in Deary, ID (Currently Zone 6B). We are stewards of the land and forest in unique ways (of course) not yet fully known or understood by our community which includes two nearby land grant universities.

Elk Meadow Farm Tour 2010

Well, it’s been a year since we planted our first crop of fence posts at our new home which we’ve named Elk Meadow Farm & Nursery here in Deary, ID. What a change! We’re pretty proud of what we’ve done in 18 months here with raw property.

Dr. Denice Moffat, Naturopath & Medical Intuitive
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