Sun, Jan 07 | Urban Farm Fermentory & Gruit Brewing Co

Matchless Firestarting

Learn how to make and practice using a complete bow drill kit using white cedar and a piece of handmade string. Every participants will make a bow drill kit to take home. Industrial cordage also available.
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Matchless Firestarting

Time & Location

Jan 07, 2018, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Urban Farm Fermentory & Gruit Brewing Co, 200 Anderson St, Portland, ME 04101, USA

About the event

Early or pre-humans have been controlling fire for as long as 1.7 million years – before humanity evolved, beginning 300,000 years ago. Fire is a result of impact, compression, solar energy or friction. Ancient fire-making methods include the hand drill, bow drill, pump drill, fire plow, fire saw, fire thong, and sparks caught from striking rocks. Bow drills have been used by humans around the world for thousands of years.

Learn how to make and practice using a complete bow drill kit using white cedar and a piece of handmade string. Industrial cordage also available. $30 includes all required tools, locally-sourced materials and one fermented beverage. Every participant will make and receive a bow drill kit to take home.

Urban Farm Fermentory serves kombucha, jun, cider, mead, and beer with a focus on gruits (a beer style using few or no hops). Their tasting room features 22 rotating taps, with selections shifting seasonally. Pull up a seat, have a drink, and experience a taste of culture!

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