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Ancient Tobacco

Ancient Tobacco

We received this ancient tobacco seed as a gift from Albie Barden, who lives on the Kennebec River in Norridgewock, Maine – down the road from the site of the locally infamous Norridgewock Massacre, perpetrated by the English on the Native American village on August […]

Migrant Sanctuary: The Four Winds Journal

Migrant Sanctuary: The Four Winds Journal

Check out the Spring/Summer 2019 edition of Four Winds Journal by Orenda Healing International. We have an article about a project we completed in Darmstadt, Germany last year as part of The International Forest Art Centre’s Forest Art Biennial. The article and installation explores attitudes […]

SporaStudios and GreenStudio featured in a new book

SporaStudios and GreenStudio featured in a new book

We’re honored to be featured in this new amazing book: Field to Palette: Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene. edited by Alexandra Toland, Jay Stratton Noller, Gerd Wessolek. CRC Press. Nov. 2018. Link to Google Books Link to Excerpt featuring SporaStudios. Chapter 4, […]

Migrant Sanctuary Garden: The International Forest Art Center, Darmstadt, Germany

Migrant Sanctuary Garden: The International Forest Art Center, Darmstadt, Germany

A project developed for The International Forest Art Centre, Darmstadt, Germany and presented at The International Forest Art Symposium, and the 9th Forest Art Path exhibition, 2018, by SporaStudios. Exhibition Curated by Sue Spaid and International Forest Art Centre Director Ute Ritschel. Concept Development  Early […]

Spora Studios: Homegrown & Handmade Herbal Products

Spora Studios: Homegrown & Handmade Herbal Products

We are a neighborhood-based permaculture homestead and apothecary located in Front Royal, Virginia. Elizabeth Hall founded SubHerban Roots LLC in 2013. We’ve since changed our name to Spora Studios and integrated our all of our various interests and expertise. Our making and selling of herbal […]

Proposal: Darmstadt Food Forest

Proposal: Darmstadt Food Forest

Proposal for The 9. International Forest Art Path – “Art Ecology” and the 7. International Forest Art Conference in Darmstadt The 9. Internationaler Darmstädter Waldkunstpfad organised by The International Forest Art Association (IFAA) – Verein für Internationale Waldkunst e.V., Darmstadt, Germany Curator: Ute Ritschel, Guest […]

Proposal: Spora Sanctuary Garden

Proposal: Spora Sanctuary Garden

Proposal Developed for 9. Waldkunstpfad Kunst Ökologie, 2018 organised by The International Forest Art Association (IFAA) – Verein für Internationale Waldkunst e.V., Darmstadt, Germany Curators: Ute Ritschel, Sue Spaid The Guild “Forest garden” is a forced juxtaposition of binary concepts – “nature” and “culture” and […]

Rescue Tortoise / Turtle Habitats

Rescue Tortoise / Turtle Habitats

Big box pet stores – you know the ones that stock up on bunnies just before Easter knowing good in well that most will be dead or abandoned by summer. You know, the ones that support capturing animals from the wild, and concentration camp breeding […]

Rare Forest Project

Rare Forest Project

Project Update The Podooc Rare Forest Project was a project proposed and developed between 2014 and 2016 for Lake George Regional Park, Canaan, Maine. Unfortunately, a 2016 change in park management put an end to the project just as ground was being broken. Other locations […]

Soil City: St. Louis Science Center

Soil City: St. Louis Science Center

SOIL CITY Dust To Dust: For Ozymandias Commissioned by St. Louis Science Center. for “Grow“, a new pavilion and permanent agriculture exhibition at SLSC. Design: Mark Cooley Fabricated with local salvaged cedar by Scott Wunder @ Wunderwoods, St. Louis. Nature is the most gifted sculptor.  But perhaps […]