FUN. EDUCATIONAL. NATURAL.

Enjoy our hand's on learning environment where you will learn about building techniques, and a sustainable lifestyle using natural and organic materials provided by Mother Nature. We're the Missouri Sustainable Living at Home and Alternative Building Consultant experts.

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EXPERT TRAINERS

Environmental Energy Consultants/Solis Farm-Dan Payne, has been helping families have comfortable/affordable homes since 2008.  Educating and encouraging families to reduce their carbon footprint and live a more sustainable fruitful lifestyle.

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OUR NEW TRAINING CENTER

Environmental Energy Consultants and Solis Farm is in the process of completing its new BPI Testing Facility using two recycled shipping containers in conjunction with conventional construction, creating a unique and affordable alternative building design and Solis Farm’s Energy Efficient Greenhouse Training Facility.  Our goal is to have both facilities open for viewing during our June Farm Tour.

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HAND'S ON EXPERIENCE

Solis Farm’s goal is to provide individuals with tools and knowledge to help live a sustainable and alternative building lifestyle. Using their creativity and what our environment provides.

SOLIS FARM

LOCATED JUST WEST OF ST. LOUIS, MO

We facilitate our workshops either at our training center, located in beautiful Bourbon, Mo, or at your onsite location.

3036 STATE HWY JJ, BOURBON, MO 65441  | GET DIRECTIONS>

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ALTERNATIVE BUILDING & SUSTAINABLE LIVING WORKSHOPS

Cordwood Sauna Workshop

Learn how to build a Cordwood Sauna at this Alternative Building Workshop. Includes hands on instruction of material usage and design in building a beautiful Cordwood Sauna. Included is a signed copy of Rob Roy’s “The Sauna”.The price of this class is dependent on location class is being offered. Please contact Solis Farm.

Soap Making Workshop

 Class includes hands on instructions and materials for making a natural organic soap. A copy of Natural Soapmaking will be provided to all students, along with each student will take home samples (previously made) of organic soap in time to use/display for the Holidays or Give to that special person on your list!The price of this class is dependent on location class is being offered. Please contact Solis Farm.

Cob Oven Workshop

Our hands-on workshop will teach you how to build with this most ancient building material to create a beautiful, natural outdoor oven in which to cook your food. You will learn everything you need to know to re-create this in your own backyard.Earthen ovens use materials from nature, such as earth, sand and straw, often in three layers: thermal mass, insulation, and the outer finish/sculpted layer, and they bake with the three types of heat: conduction, convection and radiation.The price of this class is dependent on location class is being offered. Please contact Solis Farm.

Basket Making Workshop

Class includes hands on instructions and materials for making a beautiful basket. At the end of class you will walk away with a beautiful handcrafted basket that you will cherish for a lifetime. Basket Making tools will also be available for purchase if you choose this is something you would like to do at home in your spare time.The price of this class is dependent on location class is being offered. Please contact Solis Farm.

Earth Bag Building Workshop

In this Earthbag Building workshop, you will learn: One of the most practical structures is a multi-purpose structure that can serve as emergency shelters, temporary or permanent housing, root cellars or any conceivable structure.The price of this class is dependent on location class is being offered. Please contact Solis Farm.

Cheese Making Workshops

Workshops include a hands on experience with instructional handout; Supply Reference Guide, and a copy of the amazing “Home Cheese Making “ Book. You will learn so much at this Cheese Making Workshop.The price of this class is dependent on location class is being offered. Please contact Solis Farm.

FUN STARTS AT THE FARM

JOIN A WORKSHOP

We host single people, as well as groups. the workshops fill up quickly, so make your reservations early. 

3036 STATE HWY JJ, BOURBON, MO 65441  | GET DIRECTIONS>