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Wood Fired Oven Building Workshop

December 5, 2014 @ 8:00 am - December 10, 2014 @ 5:00 pm


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Class Description:
Learn how to build your own outdoor oven for your home, workplace or community.

Expect to get muddy, mixing earth by foot and molding the oven by hand. We will cover how to assess local soils and determine their clay content as well as how to mix and test batches for building purposes. We will also cover all aspects of oven building including laying the brick hearth, building a mold and mixing cob to create the oven walls. Come away with all the skill necessary to go home and build your own, low cost, wood fired oven using your new general knowledge of natural building with materials you can find in your backyard.

$250 – includes workshop and lunch
Add 5 nights accommodations for only $150

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Finca Mia is nestled along the Rio Tilari whose headwaters originate on Costa Rica’s tallest peak, majestic Mount Chirripo (13,500 feet elevation at its peak). The elevation of Finca Mia (4000 ft) has the perfect climate…cool nights and warm days, surrounded by lush forest.  With extremely clean water and pure air, the small pueblo nearby offers basic amenities. Our retreat center is wonderfully secluded from the hoards of tourists.

Spend your days on beautiful Rio Tilari for sunbathing and a refreshing swim. It is a welcome respite from the heat and humidity of Costa Rica’s beaches. The beach is approximately 90 minutes drive away.

Finca Mia is approximately a three hour drive south of San Jose International Airport. Shuttle service for airport pick-up and drop-off can be arranged upon your arrival.



December 5, 2014 @ 8:00 am
December 10, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Event Category:


Finca Mia
Chirripo Costa Rica
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Shawn DeRyder
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