April 2017

Shelling Acorns

On episode 21 I speak with my old friend Chris Knapp of the Koviashuvik Local Living School in Temple, Maine. Chris has two decades of experience homesteading, teaching, guiding, and living close to the land. During our talk we discuss their Simple Life Internship, which is coming in 2018. At the end of our discussion [...]

I was recently in touch with Thomas Clayton from Wander & Roam Media. Ten years ago he came out the field school and shot this video. We're talking about collaborating on another project in the future. This video is the favorite Jack Mountain video of a few people I've heard from, and this version is [...]

We're Hiring. 2017 is the year we want to take our food production systems to the next level.  We're looking for someone (or 2) experienced in with gardening and keeping chickens who is also interested in living a simple, off-grid lifestyle to keep us moving toward our goal of establishing a robust food production system. They will [...]

School Of The Forest Intensives

One of the aspects School Of The Forest will focus on is getting children and teens from the suburbs and cities out into the natural world. These intensives will be run at the Jack Mountain field school in northern Maine starting this summer. Students will experience a week of living outdoors, taking part in cooking [...]

School of the forest is partnered with G.A.L.A, a local non profit.  G.A.L.A has just celebrated it’s tenth year of operation. They’ve run all sorts of local workshops and community building events. Not limited to monthly contra dances,  A series of "Self-reliance” workshops and live music shows for the community.  It’s a great organization and [...]

  We’re excited to hit the ground running with School Of The Forest this summer. We’re starting off with an outdoor living skills class at the Squam Lake Natural Science Center in Holderness New Hampshire, where we’ll be teaching one of their annual “Guided Discoveries” classes on outdoor living skills. The class will not only [...]

Hello everybody, my name's Christopher Russell, and I’m running the rebooted School Of The Forest program here at Jack Mountain Bushcraft School. School Of The Forest is a Wolfeboro, New Hampshire based youth outdoors program, focusing on self-reliance and resiliency in the outdoors for kids and teens.  Registration is open, so we thought we’d give you a [...]

Episode 20 of the podcast is all about the reboot of the School Of The Forest, the JMBS youth and teen program. Christopher Russell and I discuss the educational philosophy of the program and what to expect as the program launches this spring and summer. Links: School Of The Forest SOTF Calendar Friluftsliv Article Book: [...]

 


 

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