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Thanks for coming! 2-Day Intro + Cheek End: September 25-26, 2021 (VT)

On two beautiful late September days, fifteen men and women gathered at the Stone Trust Center in Dummerston, Vermont to learn the five basic rules of dry stone walling. Four others came to apply those principles to building vertical wall ends, also known as cheek ends. You came from near and far–Vermont, Massachusetts, New York,…

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Beautiful Days for the Intro Workshops! September 11 & 12, 2021 (VT)

“Best darn workshop–beautiful and learned a ton!” Two beautiful late summer days brought two happy groups of people to the Stone Trust Center in Dummerston, Vermont to learn the five basic rules of dry stone walling. Given the weather and the prevalence of the Delta Variant, we chose to teach outside on the social-distance walls…

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A “Lake Woebegone” Workshop: 2-Day Intro, August 6 &7, NH

Pete Ryder, site facilitator of the Stone Trust New Hampshire site, described the weather and the flow of interaction at August’s 2-Day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling this way, “Everything seemed above average.” He said, “It was kind of a Lake Woebegone workshop.” Judging by the photos, you can see what he means! As always,…

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A Full House at the Vermont Women’s Intro on July 10

The sixteen women who attended the Women’s Introduction to Dry Stone Walling on Saturday reported results as happy as the expressions on their faces in the photo. We are so pleased! They came from near (New England) and far (Virginia) with a range of relevant experience–from landscape designer, professional gardener, and architect to little to…

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Thanks for coming to learn the 5 basic rules of dry stone walling, July 9, 2021

July 9 promised plenty of rain, so it was a good thing that vaccinations have made it possible for The Stone Trust to return to teaching in our Indoor Training Center in the foundation of the Scott Farm’s 1862 Barn. Thirteen men and one woman, mostly from New England, arrived to to learn the fundamentals…

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