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Back-to-Back Workshops Start the Stone Trust Central Valley Season

The Stone Trust Central Valley in Barre hosted a weekend of back-to-back workshops with a 1-Day Intro and Stone Shaping. On Saturday, aspiring wallers came from Vermont, Massachusetts, New York, and Canada. Many of you came to this workshop to understand more about working with stone on your property. One person brought over ten years…

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Reading List – A Closer Look at Those Dry Stone Walls Revisited

The South Australia landscape welcomed the use of stone as an irresistible building material for early settlers. Bruce and Kristin Munday traversed South Australia in search of those walls, seeking answers and documenting the adventure. Discover historic masterpieces and insights into rural life in the years following European settlement. And meet the custodians of the…

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April Medley Weekend: A Buzzing Five Days of Workshops

The April Medley Weekend at the Stone Trust Center offers an exceptional way to hone your skills as a waller. Five five days of workshops span a variety of fundamental dry stonework elements. The medley includes an Introduction to Dry Stone Walling, Introduction to Stone Shaping, Retaining Walls, Steps & Stairs, and Flatwork. This year’s…

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First-Ever Intro for Landscape Architects and Designers

On a sunny spring Saturday, eleven professionals from the adjacent field of landscape architecture and design arrived at the Stone Trust Center in Dummerston, Vermont for hands-on experience building a dry stone wall. Several came from firms with national scope designing at municipal and institutional scales. Others came from smaller local design-build companies, including a…

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