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Alumni Spotlight: Heather Tauck

By Becca Kisner
We sat down with Heather Tauck, an alumni of the Woodworking Certificate in 2012 and Historic Restoration course in 2013, to hear where her Yestermorrow education has taken her six years later. It's been six years since you were on the Yestermorrow campus. What exciting things are you up to now? After completing the 3-month...

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Alumni Spotlight: Rowan Cignoni

By Becca Kisner
We sat down with Rowan Cignoni, an alumni of the Permaculture Design Certification in 2015, to hear where his Yestermorrow education has taken him three years later. How much did you know about permaculture before Yestermorrow? I first learned about the word permaculture from Toby Hemenway’s book Gaia’s Garden back in 2011 when I...

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New Staff at Yestermorrow

By Chrissy Bellmyer, Student Services & Outreach Manager

Yestermorrow Design/Build School is pleased to kick off the new year with several exciting staff changes!

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Semester in Sustainable Design - Progress Report

By Sam Palmer-Dwore, Semester Program Faculty
-Written by Shannon November 26th. Two weeks to go. Time is running low but with things moving so fast let’s take a look back at how we got here. After completing the floor in mid-October we’ve been moving quickly. The next step was raising the south wall, which we framed out of 2x6s and a strong header since it will be holding a...

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Semester in Sustainable Design/Build - Snowmen

By Sam Palmer-Dwore, Semester Program Faculty
Sustainable Snowmen
-Written by Jacob   We use only natural and salvaged materials in the making of our snowmen. They each reflect the natural climate they’re built in; contracting in warm weather and hardening under cool temperatures. Our sustainable snowmen leave no trace on the land, are 100% compostable, and indeed disappear entirely at Winter...

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