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Paul, Jen and Josiah round off their discussion about the upcoming Jamboree at Wheaton Labs.
Jen explains how window quilts and condensation harvesting help save energy, then they move on to discuss Track 7 - Skills to Inherit Property. This is mostly led by Mike and allows for BB certification towards PEP1. Skills offered include building a bird house, carved tool handles, sharpening tools, making roundwood mallets, adobe bricks, building retaining walls, cutting trees, rock jacks, sealing a pond.

Track 8, homestead, is also part of the SKIP PEP1 program but is less formal. Skills offered include making a hugelculture garden, insect hotels, snake and toad habitat, hot water bath canning, fermenting, pickling, foraging wild edibles, harvesting natural medicines, using rocket contraptions, public art, textiles and driving the excavator.

Track 9 is where you can hang out with the boots and work with them, probably for a half or whole day. Jen and Josiah were attendees last year. You could end up working on absolutely anything.

Track 10 is about spontaneous innovation. Any of the instructors could join in on their day off. There are lots of materials and tools available, including a plasma cutter and an 1800F point-and-shoot thermometer.
Paul announces the launch of his new website - - which helps keep lab related stuff separate from and has full details of everything happening at the lab. They briefly discuss the character and credentials of some of the instructors and talk a little about the values that will be applied which make the event highly suitable for those with chemical sensitivities.

Work-trade places are still available

Relevant Threads

Wheaton Labs official website

2020 Permaculture Technology Jamboree official webpage
2020 Permaculture Technology Jamboree: June 29th-July 10th, Wheaton Labs
2020 Permaculture Design Course for Scientists and Engineers, June 14-27
2020 SKIP: Skills to Inherit Property (PEP1) event --July 12-25th, Wheaton Labs

2020 work trades for PDC, PTJ and/or SKIP
looking for two videographers for the Permaculture Technology Jamboree

Josiah’s Bootcamp Log
Jen’s Boot Camp and Allerton Abbey Experience

the solar leviathan
Wheaton Laboratories Electric Tractor
Design: Solarium at Wheaton Labs: Design Conversation
Solar Glass Recycler (aka Fresnel Lens Glass Melter - FLeGM)

passive solar garden heater
dry stack moon gate
Wheaton Labs Rocket Sauna Build
Solar Glass Recycler (aka Fresnel Lens Glass Melter - FLeGM)
Sepp's Spring Terrace
Window quilts (or other window insulation solutions) for Allerton Abbey (Wofati 0.7) at Wheaton Labs

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