Last edited: 30 April 2018      
John Root photo 8-13-10

John Root conducting a workshop

John Root is an energy services advisor, and has been conducting workshops on the construction of basic solar box cookers since 1990.

News and recent developmentsEdit

  • April 2012: John reports that he has been teaching approximately 100 people each year to make solar ovens at his workshops. To date, he has taught over 1000 people.
  • August 2010: John conducted a workshop in Madagascar in a well-documented slide series of the workshop showing each phase of the cooker construction. Solar cooker workshop

External linksEdit


John R. Root
1319 N 2nd St.
Clinton, Iowa 52732

Tel. +1 (563) 590-8566


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