Event Listings

Sort our current list of upcoming homesteading education events listings by selecting a category and/or location below. Please note that a location will only be listed if an event is registered there, so if you do not see your location listed, check back at a later date to see if someone has added an event — or register to host an event of your own


Event Title: Coconuts about Health & Beauty
Sponsor: Quancidine Hinson-Gribble
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 910-670-0652
Address: 6129 Louise Street
City: Fayetteville
State / Province / Other: NORTH CAROLINA
Zip / Postal Code: 28314-2720
Category: Natural-Health
Start Date: 02/05/2014
End Date: 12/31/2014
Description: My name is Quancidine Hinson-Gribble and I am "Coconuts about Health & Beauty". I will teach you and show you the healthy benefits of "Coconut Oil". You will learn how to use it and how to cook with it. For just $10.00 for 30 minutes your life will be transformed into a healthy lifestyle!!! You will be amazed.
Website: http://

Event Title: Permaculture FUNdamentals
Sponsor: Khakalaki Farm
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 509-554-1862
Address: 324 Girl Scout Camp Road
City: Trenton
State / Province / Other: SOUTH CAROLINA
Zip / Postal Code: 29847
Category: Nature-and-Environment
Start Date: 03/28/2014
End Date: 06/08/2014
Description: Learn how to make your yard/garden work for you and produce more! Led by Patricia Allison of Earthhaven. many topics visit site to register and for more info..have a wonderful day!
Website: http://www.khakalakifarm.com

Event Title: Alpaca Farm Tour & Fiber Workshop
Sponsor: Alpaca Pastures of Virginia, Inc
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: (804) 449-1423
Address: 18388 Beaver Dam Road
City: Beaverdam
State / Province / Other: VIRGINIA
Zip / Postal Code: 23015
Category: Nature-and-Environment
Start Date: 04/01/2014
End Date: 11/01/2014
Description: Schedule an Alpaca Farm Tour & Fiber Workshop for a Girl Scout Troop, Club, Field Trip, or Senior Outing. Enjoy a Farm Tour, Learn about Alpacas, & make a Craft out of Alpaca Fiber. Start by contacting us to reserve a date & receive a Group Event Packet. Call us; we are currently reserving Tours & Workshops! Seasonal April -> Oct, Mon -> Sat, 10am to 5pm We Look Forward to Seeing You at our Farm!
Website: http://alpacapasturesva.com/_tours__

Event Title: Permaculture Design Course in Asheville, NC with Joel Salatin, David Homgren, and Brad Lancaster
Sponsor: Ashevillage Institute
Email: Click here to contact
Phone:
Address: Buchanan Ave.
City: Asheville
State / Province / Other: NORTH CAROLINA
Zip / Postal Code: 28801
Category: Modern-Homesteading-Skills
Start Date: 04/12/2014
End Date: 04/26/2014
Description: GET CERTIFIED! With world-renowned presenters: LIVE guest presenter JOEL SALATIN, author and co-founder of Polyface Farms & live-stream presenters DAVID HOLMGREN, co-founder of permaculture and BRAD LANCASTER, author of Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond. Plus an amazing team of 10 local instructors! Participants in this Permaculture Design Course (PDC) will gain tools, skills and experiences; explore time-tested, earth-based traditions; and learn common-sense approaches that address real-world design challenges. Through lectures, slideshows, collaborative projects, field trips, live-stream presentations and hands-on activities, come get inspired, skill-up, and start activating your own projects back home! SIGN UP NOW! SAVE $111 >> THROUGH FEBRUARY 28th DATES: April 12-26, 2014 LOCATION: Asheville, North Carolina ~ USA INFO/ REGISTRATION: www.ashevillage.org/permaculture-design-course EMAIL: Kathryn Blau at kathryn@ashevillage.org
Website: http://www.ashevillage.org/permaculture-design-course

Event Title: Planning & Caring for the Herbal Garden
Sponsor: The Going Green Store
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 740-963-9644
Address: 909 River Road
City: Granville
State / Province / Other: OHIO
Zip / Postal Code: 43023
Category: Natural-Health
Start Date: 04/23/2014
End Date: 04/23/2014
Description: With Dawn Combs of Mockingbird Meadows. Have you ever wondered if you might be able to save a little money making your own tinctures and oils? Join us as we learn some of the basic herbal medicine preparations and how we can make them at home with ease. Please pre-register. Fee: $30
Website: http://www.thegoinggreenstore.com

Event Title: Lung Bustin' Justin
Sponsor: Justin Trails Resort
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 6082694522
Address: 7452 Kathryn Avenue
City: Sparta
State / Province / Other: WISCONSIN
Zip / Postal Code: 54656
Category: Natural-Health
Start Date: 04/26/2014
End Date: 04/26/2014
Description: 2nd Annual Lung Bustin' Justin 5K Trail Race at Justin Trails Resort. In Cooperation with Recreation 300 UWL Program Planning Class Check-In: 7:30 - 8:45, Participant's Meeting: 8:45 and Mass Start: 9:00. Run for Fun, Fitness or First Place. This is a 5k (3.11 miles) cross country trail running race or walk. The event is open to all ages and all fitness categories. Walkers are encouraged to participate as well. Do you want to enjoy the beauty of nature while testing your physical endurance? Run on our grass covered hills and valleys with 250 feet of elevation change. These beautiful trails will prove to be an enjoyable run for anyone, from the most experienced runners to those who are running their first race. Feel rested for your race by staying in our log cabins, suites or cottage. Enjoy our 200 acre peaceful, quiet, private valley.
Website: http://www.justintrails.com

Event Title: What's for Lunch
Sponsor: Gina Reig
Email: Click here to contact
Phone:
Address: 6935 Oakland Mills Rd., Suite P
City: Columbia
State / Province / Other: MARYLAND
Zip / Postal Code: 21045
Category: Cooking-and-Food-Preservation
Start Date: 04/27/2014
End Date: 04/27/2014
Description: Learn the secrets of creating nourishing, complete & scrumptiously satisfying foods with all unprocessed and TRULY healthy ingredients. In this class: Receive REAL food nutrition guidance, providing you with tools for you to use in your own kitchen and life! View live demos with REAL TIME cooking instruction. Enjoy a good size sample of prepared meal. Build your REAL food relationships. All dishes are gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, sugar-free, paleo-friendly and GAPS-friendly.
Website: http://www.simplisticwholistic.com/events/2014/04/whats-for-lunch-cooking-class-in-columbia-md

Event Title: Medicine Cabinet Makeover: Essential Oils 101
Sponsor: Christine Caldwell/Gina Reig
Email: Click here to contact
Phone:
Address: 6935 Oakland Mills Rd., Suite P
City: Columbia
State / Province / Other: MARYLAND
Zip / Postal Code: 21045
Category: Natural-Health
Start Date: 05/03/2014
End Date: 05/03/2014
Description: Hear Christine's incredible story of healing against the odds. Find out how diet and essential oils have become powerful tools in her home, and what resources have been especially helpful to her family. Learn how she’s exchanged an overflowing medicine cabinet, full of expensive, synthetic, toxic ingredients for an organic, safe, less expensive, more effective way to meet her health needs. Come learn how to reinvent your medicine cabinet with essential oils by safely minimizing symptoms, addressing the root issues, and curtailing expensive drugs and doctor visits for you and your family. See how essential oils are a great compliment to a REAL food lifestyle. All attendees can take home a FREE essential oil sample!
Website: http://www.simplisticwholistic.com/events/2014/05/medicine-cabinet-makeover-essential-oils-101-in-columbia-md

Event Title: Homemade Probiotics 2 - Crazy for Kefir & Kombucha
Sponsor: Gina Reig
Email: Click here to contact
Phone:
Address: BodySpace/Face Place, 6935 Oakland Mills Rd., Suite P
City: Columbia
State / Province / Other: MARYLAND
Zip / Postal Code: 21045
Category: Cooking-and-Food-Preservation
Start Date: 05/03/2014
End Date: 05/03/2014
Description: At this Workshop, FIND OUT: WHAT exactly are Kefir & Kombucha? WHY are these drinks different than lacto-fermented vegetables? HOW do we make these for our family? See step-by-step demos showing you exactly how to prepare these REAL & LIVE fermented drinks! Say ADIOS to soda & juice! PLUS* Taste samples & receive complete recipes for your own adventures at home! BONUS - Take home a FREE Kombucha starter culture to make your own Kombucha right away!!!! This is a $15 value for FREE! (Please bring a glass jar with a plastic lid in order to take it home with you!)
Website: http://www.simplisticwholistic.com/events/2014/05/homemade-probiotics-2-crazy-for-k

Event Title: Spring Open House
Sponsor: Glass Rooster Cannery
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 614-499-2958
Address: 1673 South State Route 605
City: Sunbury
State / Province / Other: OHIO
Zip / Postal Code: 43074
Category: Cooking-and-Food-Preservation
Start Date: 05/03/2014
End Date: 05/03/2014
Description: Join us for our Spring Open House! Crafts and Antiques, Seeds and Plants, Artisan Food Goods, lunch and more! 9:00am-4:00pm
Website: http://www.glassroostercannery.com

Event Title: Free Herbalism Project
Sponsor: Mountain Rose Herbs
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 800.879.3337
Address: 34901 Frank Parrish Road
City: Eugene
State / Province / Other: OREGON
Zip / Postal Code: 97405
Category: Natural-Health
Start Date: 05/04/2014
End Date: 05/04/2014
Description: Mountain Rose Herbs, one of the nation’s largest bulk suppliers of organic herbs, spices, and teas, is kicking off the second year of Free Herbalism Project events with a special Herb Day celebration on May 4, 2014 from 11am to 5 pm at Mount Pisgah Arboretum in Eugene, Oregon. This events features Kathi Keville "Healing Through Aromatherapy and Essential Oils"
Website: http://www.freeherbalismproject.com

Event Title: Natural Building Certificate Program
Sponsor: Yestermorrow Design/Build School
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: (802) 496-554
Address: 7865 Main Street
City: Waitsfield
State / Province / Other: VERMONT
Zip / Postal Code: 05673
Category: Green-Homes-and-Natural-Building
Start Date: 05/04/2014
End Date: 06/13/2014
Description: Our six-week Natural Building Certificate is a unique course of study providing hands-on exploration of earthen and natural elements and the means by which they can be used to create structures and shelter. From the design and planning stages through the finishing touches, students will gain comfort and experience working with straw, wood, clay, sand, stone, water, and lime as they design, erect, shape, sculpt, and detail the walls, roofs and floors that enclose healthy, comfortable, low-impact, living spaces. The program includes an Introduction to Natural Building, as well as segments on Insulative Natural Wall Systems, Thermally Massive Natural Wall Systems, Natural Plasters, Advanced Plasters and Finishes, Earthen Floors, Natural Paints & Finishes and a culminating individual project. The Natural Building Certificate provides the opportunity to develop a range of natural building skills for owner-builders and aspiring professional natural builders alike.
Website: https://yestermorrow.org/programs/certificate-programs/natural-building-certificate/

Event Title: The Urban Homestead: A 5-Day Intensive
Sponsor: The Human Path
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 210-807-0645
Address: 28218 Hwy 281 North
City: San Antonio
State / Province / Other: TEXAS
Zip / Postal Code: 78260
Category: Modern-Homesteading-Skills
Start Date: 05/05/2014
End Date: 05/09/2014
Description: In the Urban homestead setting, the Hunter Gatherer is the person responsible for maintaining sufficient food quantities, preserving and storing the food stores, tending sustainable gardens, raising livestock, and creating food that is not only healthy but medicinal whenever possible.
Website: http://www.thehumanpath.com/urban/intensive-program.htm

Event Title: You've Got a Friend in Fats
Sponsor: Gina Rieg
Email: Click here to contact
Phone:
Address: 10440 Shaker Drive #105
City: Columbia
State / Province / Other: MARYLAND
Zip / Postal Code: 20146
Category: Cooking-and-Food-Preservation
Start Date: 05/08/2014
End Date: 05/08/2014
Description: Find out which fats are truly the beneficial fats for optimal health and which ones to avoid.
Website: http://www.simplisticwholistic.com/events/2014/05/youve-got-a-friend-in-fats-columbia-md

Event Title: Field to Fork Festival 2014
Sponsor: Halcomb's Knob LLC
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 8599259936
Address: 430 Wallacetown Road
City: Paint Lick
State / Province / Other: KENTUCKY
Zip / Postal Code: 40461
Category: Organic-Gardening
Start Date: 05/10/2014
End Date: 05/10/2014
Description: F2F Festival is a LEARNING Festival providing more than 20 hands-on agricultural and eco-gardening workshops, live demonstrations, live music, an extensive farmers' market, Kentucky grown cuisine, and agribusiness producers and commodities.
Website: http://fieldtoforkfestival.blogspot.com/

Event Title: Condiments, Sauces & Dips - Oh My!
Sponsor: Gina Reig
Email: Click here to contact
Phone:
Address: exact address provided upon registration
City: Columbia
State / Province / Other: MARYLAND
Zip / Postal Code: 21046
Category: Cooking-and-Food-Preservation
Start Date: 05/14/2014
End Date: 05/14/2014
Description: JUST IN TIME FOR THE SUMMER!!!!! Most commercial condiments, sauces and dips contain non-food STUFF such as hydrogenated fats, unhealthy oils, hidden sugars and preservatives (even some organic versions). YIKES!!! That's why I teach this class! In this class... Learn how to conquer this section of your refrigerator with no-guilt good-for-you and scrumptious versions! Watch demonstrations to learn how to make THREE core scrumptious condiments - see how to enjoy them in their basic forms & then how to transform them into even more tasty creations! See how this addition will give you A LOT more variety for your meals in an efficient way! (Your loved ones will thank you!) Taste DELICIOUS samples and take away recipe packets and a plethora of ideas for your fridge, including ideas for incorporating new spices & herbs! *This class is sugar-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, SCD-friendly, Paleo-friendy and GAPS-friendly!* JUST IN TIME FOR SUMMER COOK-OUTS!
Website: http://www.simplisticwholistic.com/events/2014/05/condiments-sauces-dips-oh-my-in-columbia-md

Event Title: Free Event - WAPF Conference Video Viewing + Discussion
Sponsor: Gina Reig
Email: Click here to contact
Phone:
Address: 8955 Guilford Rd. #240
City: Columbia
State / Province / Other: MARYLAND
Zip / Postal Code: 21046
Category: Cooking-and-Food-Preservation
Start Date: 05/16/2014
End Date: 05/16/2014
Description: We are gathering to watch conference video recordings from the Weston A Price 2013 Conference! The Weston A Price Foundation (WAPF), out of DC, is committed to teaching and spreading the message of REAL, nutrient-dense, traditional foods. This is the conference that I attended in 2010 that sparked my food lifestyle transition to REAL food!
Website: http://www.simplisticwholistic.com/events/2014/05/nourishing-traditional-diets-free-conference-recording-viewing-discussion

Event Title: Timber Frame Workshop
Sponsor: Wendell Rheinheimer
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 413-977-3702
Address: 224 Avery Brook Rd
City: Charlemont
State / Province / Other: MASSACHUSETTS
Zip / Postal Code: 01301
Category: Green-Homes-and-Natural-Building
Start Date: 05/16/2014
End Date: 05/25/2014
Description: Come to a 10- day intensive workshop on a beautiful farm, where you will be trained by experienced timber framers in the skills of mortice and tenon joinery. Goal of the project is to construct a 24' x 36' timber frame using the square-rule method. Cost of the course is $750.00 and includes course material, meals, and onsite camping. Local lodging options are abundant at additional cost. Hands-on joinery cutting is supplemented with evening lectures. Investment in basic tools required. Open for 10-15 students.
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/267573610057407/?ref_newsfeed_story_type=regular

Event Title: Sweet Talk for Your Sweet Tooth
Sponsor: Gina Reig
Email: Click here to contact
Phone:
Address: 3909 National Drive #100
City: Burtonsville
State / Province / Other: MARYLAND
Zip / Postal Code: 20866
Category: Cooking-and-Food-Preservation
Start Date: 05/17/2014
End Date: 05/17/2014
Description: Regularly craving sweets or do you simply like to indulge? Learn about why we crave & what we can do about it – without deprivation!
Website: http://www.simplisticwholistic.com/events/2014/05/sweet-talk-for-your-sweet-tooth-in-burtonsville-md

Event Title: We CAN! Water Bath Canning 101
Sponsor: Glass Rooster Cannery
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 614-499-2958
Address: 1673 South State Route 605
City: Sunbury
State / Province / Other: OHIO
Zip / Postal Code: 43074
Category: Cooking-and-Food-Preservation
Start Date: 05/17/2014
End Date: 05/17/2014
Description: Bring your friends! Learn the history and safety principles of putting up food. All the ingredients, necessary equipment and jars will be provided by the cannery for this hands-on class. Each participant will leave with knowledge of the canning process and a jar of product. Cost $45.00 9:00am-12:00pm
Website: http://www.glassroostercannery.com

Event Title: Climate Ride California 2014
Sponsor: Climate Ride
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 406-322-3448
Address: 123 Anywhere Street
City: San Francisco
State / Province / Other: CALIFORNIA
Zip / Postal Code: 12345
Category: Green-Transportation
Start Date: 05/17/2014
End Date: 05/20/2014
Description: Bring Your Message to California’s Capitol....by Bicycle! Climate Ride will return for its fourth year May 17-20, 2014, and will see hundreds of cyclists pedal from San Francisco to Sacramento via California’s classic WIne Country to raise awareness of sustainability, renewable energy climate issues and bicycle advocacy. This “green conference on wheels” and fully-supported adventure raises funds for more than 60 non-profits including NRDC, Green America, 350.org, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, Transportation Alternatives, San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, East Bay Bicycle Coalition, Sierra Club California, and more. Climate Ride is the first multi-day, multi-city charitable bicycle ride to address climate change and renewable energy issues. The event also endeavors to showcase the bicycle as the ultimate carbon-free machine and a viable form of transportation. Since 2008, Climate Ride has generated over $1 million in grants to more than 60 organizations. Participants can currently register for the Climate Ride online at www.climateride.org. For more information, or to support a participant, visit www.climateride.org.
Website: http://www.climateride.org

Event Title: International Beauty Expo (IBE) 2014
Sponsor: Elite Expo Sdn Bhd
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 03-5891 1157
Address: Jalan Ampang, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
City: Kuala Lumpur
State / Province / Other: OTHER COUNTRIES
Zip / Postal Code: 50088
Category: Natural-Health
Start Date: 05/17/2014
End Date: 05/20/2014
Description: Event Name : International Beauty Expo (IBE) 2014 Date : 17-20 May 2014 Time : 11am – 7pm Venue : Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Admission : Open to Trade Visitors & Industry Professionals (*business card required). Admission Fees of RM5 applicable for Non-Trade Visitors *Terms & Conditions apply. Organizer : Elite Expo Sdn Bhd Contact Person : Ms. Eva Tang (PR & Communications Department) Tel : 603-5891 1157 ext. 118 Fax : 603-5891 1147 Email : eva@elite.com.my Website : www.elite.com.my
Website: http://www.ibe.my

Event Title: Cliamte Ride California 2014
Sponsor: Climate Ride
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 406-322-3448
Address: San Francisco
City: to Sacramento
State / Province / Other: CALIFORNIA
Zip / Postal Code: 94203
Category: Green-Transportation
Start Date: 05/17/2014
End Date: 05/20/2014
Description: Climate Ride will return for its fourth year May 17-20, 2014, and will see hundreds of cyclists pedal from San Francisco to Sacramento via California’s classic Wine Country to raise awareness of sustainability, renewable energy climate issues and bicycle advocacy. This “green conference on wheels” and fully-supported adventure raises funds for more than 60 non-profits including NRDC, Green America, 350.org, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, Transportation Alternatives, San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, East Bay Bicycle Coalition, Sierra Club California, and more.
Website: http://www.climateride.org/events/california

Event Title: Tomatoes 101
Sponsor: The Going Green Store
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 740-963-9644
Address: 909 River Road
City: Granville
State / Province / Other: OHIO
Zip / Postal Code: 43023
Category: Organic-Gardening
Start Date: 05/21/2014
End Date: 05/21/2014
Description: 6:30-8:30 pm. With Erin Harvey of The Kale Yard. All about tomatoes: hybrids vs. heirlooms, determinate vs. indeterminate, you name it. We’ll talk about planting, watering, various ways to trellis tomatoes, and how and when to prune for a nicer yield and less disease. Please pre-register. Fee: $25
Website: http://www.thegoinggreenstore.com

Event Title: Permaculture Design Certificate
Sponsor: Yestermorrow Design/Build School
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: (802) 496-5545
Address: 7865 Main Street
City: Waitsfield
State / Province / Other: VERMONT
Zip / Postal Code: 05673
Category: Organic-Gardening
Start Date: 05/23/2014
End Date: 05/28/2014
Description: This 80+ hour Permaculture Design Certification course imparts a positive and empowering vision for social and ecological transformation. We will train you to be a permaculture consultant who can apply the permaculture principles to a diversity of landscapes, scales and issues from rural to urban, and temperate to tropical environments. Lectures and hands-on work will also explore: bioregional designs, natural history of Eastern woodlands and designs that cooperate with their regeneration, the evolution of agriculture, energy and nutrient cycling, watershed health, natural building, biodynamics, forest gardening, gravity run water systems, developing springs for drinking water, tree paste for fruit trees, sustainable forest management, encouraging maples, apples, shitake and ginseng, and the integration of animals into cultivated ecosystems. This course is ideal for motivated individuals -- including community leaders and professionals in the fields of architecture, planning, ecology and education -- who wish to use the tools of permaculture in rural and urban environments as well as for designing sustainable businesses and new models for local economic and ecological regeneration. Come be inspired by the possibilities of today and learn how to redesign your world.
Website: https://yestermorrow.org/workshops/catalog

Event Title: Applied Sustainability Skills Intensive
Sponsor: Rancho Mastatal
Email: Click here to contact
Phone:
Address: Rancho Mastatal
City: Mastatal
State / Province / Other: OTHER COUNTRIES
Zip / Postal Code: NW5 1SW
Category: Modern-Homesteading-Skills
Start Date: 05/24/2014
End Date: 06/14/2014
Description: This 3-week course presents students with an intense amount of information and challenges them with the physical realities of living more sustainably. The Intensive is broken down into three modules: Natural Building, Sustainable Agriculture, and Homesteading Skills. We will use the rainforest, the rural community of Mastatal, and our unique site as an outdoor classroom, with approximately 60% hands-on and 40% classroom work. Students must come prepared with an open mind, good questions, and a desire to get dirty and sweaty, as there are many physical components to the work.
Website: http://ranchomastatal.com/pages/programs/events2.php?Grouping=TopMenu&PageName=events#X199X

Event Title: Applied Sustainability Skills Intensive: Hands-on Learning of Regenerative Solutions for Community and Home Scale Living
Sponsor: Rancho Mastatal
Email: Click here to contact
Phone:
Address: Rancho Mastatal
City: Mastatal
State / Province / Other: OTHER COUNTRIES
Zip / Postal Code: Costa Rica
Category: Modern-Homesteading-Skills
Start Date: 05/24/2014
End Date: 06/14/2014
Description: This 3-week course presents students with an intense amount of information and challenges them with the physical realities of living more sustainably. The Intensive is broken down into three modules: Natural Building, Sustainable Agriculture, and Homesteading Skills. We will use the rainforest, the rural community of Mastatal, and our unique site as an outdoor classroom, with approximately 60% hands-on and 40% classroom work. Students must come prepared with an open mind, good questions, and a desire to get dirty and sweaty, as there are many physical components to the work.
Website: http://ranchomastatal.com/pages/programs/events2.php?Grouping=TopMenu&PageName=events#X199X

Event Title: Spring Goat School
Sponsor: Stony Knolls Farm
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 207 938 3714
Address: PO Box 322, 49 Maple Lane
City: Saint Albans
State / Province / Other: MAINE
Zip / Postal Code: 04971
Category: Livestock-and-Poultry
Start Date: 05/24/2014
End Date: 05/26/2014
Description: Come and learn about goat husbandry! Fun and educational. Visit our web site and click on either the spring or fall Goat School link!
Website: http://www.goatschool.com

Event Title: Fermentation: Nature's Probiotic
Sponsor: Glass Rooster Cannery
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 614-499-2958
Address: 1673 South State Route 605
City: Sunbury
State / Province / Other: OHIO
Zip / Postal Code: 43074
Category: Cooking-and-Food-Preservation
Start Date: 05/27/2014
End Date: 05/27/2014
Description: Fermented foods offer a world of health benefits and gourmet options! Cheese, bread, sauerkraut and more. Join us for a discussion on the benefits of fermentation as a preservation method and a hands-on lesson. We will explore a variety of tastes with a fermented dinner together and begin projects for class members to finish at home. Cost $65.00 6:00pm-9:00pm
Website: http://www.glassroostercannery.com

Event Title: How to Make Your Own Herbal Medicines
Sponsor: The Going Green Store
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 740-963-9644
Address: 909 River Road
City: Granville
State / Province / Other: OHIO
Zip / Postal Code: 43023
Category: Natural-Health
Start Date: 05/28/2014
End Date: 05/28/2014
Description: With Dawn Combs of Mockingbird Meadows. Have you ever wondered if you might be able to save a little money making your own tinctures and oils? Join us as we learn some of the basic herbal medicine preparations and how we can make them at home with ease. Please pre-register. Fee: $30
Website: http://www.thegoinggreenstore.com

Event Title: We CAN! Water Bath Caning 101: Spring Harvest
Sponsor: Glass Rooster Cannery
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 614-499-2958
Address: 1673 South State Route 605
City: Sunbury
State / Province / Other: OHIO
Zip / Postal Code: 43074
Category: Cooking-and-Food-Preservation
Start Date: 06/05/2014
End Date: 06/05/2014
Description: The strawberries and asparagus are at the peak of freshness! Bring a friend to learn how to preserve the bounty for the months ahead. We will make fresh jam, and pickle some asparagus while we discuss the principles of water bath canning in a hands-on lesson that will inspire you to do some putting up at home! Cost $45.00 1:00pm-4:00pm
Website: http://www.glassroostercannery.com

Event Title: Midwest Women's Herbal Conference
Sponsor: Linda Conroy
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 920-452-4372
Address: Beber Camp; W1741 County Road J
City: Mukwonago
State / Province / Other: WISCONSIN
Zip / Postal Code: 53149
Category: Natural-Health
Start Date: 06/06/2014
End Date: 06/08/2014
Description: 3rd Annual Midwest Women’s Herbal Conference The Midwest Women’s Herbal Conference is the largest Herbal Conference in the Midwest and is the only Herbal Conference in this region that focuses on Women’s Health. The conference provides a kids camp and teen track in addition to the workshops for women. The conference offers 40+ workshops, preconference intensives, movie screenings, evening entertainment and much more! Featured Speakers include Herbalists and Authors: Tieraona Low Dog, MD and Lisa Ganora Special Guests: Robin Rose Bennett, Gail Faith Edwards, Eaglesong, Brooke Medicine Eagle, Linda Conroy and many more! The conference includes special preconference workshops, that offer participants an opportunity to deepen their connection to women’s wellness, herbal wisdom and plant knowledge.It also includes a kids camp, teen spiral and entertainment with The Calamity Janes.
Website: http://Http://midwestwomensherbal.com

Event Title: Homestead Herb Garden and Craft Show
Sponsor: Habitat Reskill Center
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 734-646-3549
Address: 6878 Park Rd
City: Ann Arbor
State / Province / Other: MICHIGAN
Zip / Postal Code: 48103
Category: Modern-Homesteading-Skills
Start Date: 06/07/2014
End Date: 06/07/2014
Description: A learning Ctr. for the Herb Craft, Basketry, Candle& Soap Making. Go on a tour & learn herbs & wild edibles, Go thru a fairy Village,Sample herbs & teas, meet the instructors and Craftsmen, See Permaculture, Hugelbeds hoop house, aquaponics and gardens galore!! Herbs, teas, soaps baskets jewelry and so much for sale.
Website: http://www.habitatreskillcenter.com

Event Title: Strawbale Design/Build
Sponsor: Yestermorrow Design/Build School
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: (802) 496-5545
Address: 7865 Main Street
City: Waitsfield
State / Province / Other: VERMONT
Zip / Postal Code: 05673
Category: Green-Homes-and-Natural-Building
Start Date: 06/15/2014
End Date: 06/20/2014
Description: Have you always wondered about strawbale construction? Heard it is only for hot and dry climates? Think again! With their combination of insulation and thermal mass, plastered strawbale walls can be perfect for cold - and even wet - climates if they are designed and built according to a set of time tested principles. This course balances sessions in the classroom and on a demonstration project so you will learn to think your way through a bale house while gaining a feel for the nature of straw, clay and lime as building materials. Course start time: Sunday, 5pm Course end time: Friday, 5pm
Website: https://yestermorrow.org/workshops/catalog

Event Title: Salve Making Workshop
Sponsor: Holly Bellebuono, Vineyard Herbs Teas & Apothecary
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: (508) 687-9600
Address: PO Box 913
City: West Tisbury
State / Province / Other: MASSACHUSETTS
Zip / Postal Code: 02575
Category: Natural-Health
Start Date: 06/17/2014
End Date: 06/17/2014
Description: Learn the fun and rewarding art of making herbal oils and salves and explore the edible and medicinal plants of Martha's Vineyard. http://www.vineyardherbs.com
Website: http://www.pollyhillarboretum.org

Event Title: Cheese Making 101
Sponsor: Glass Rooster Cannery
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 614-499-2958
Address: 1673 South State Route 605
City: Sunbury
State / Province / Other: OHIO
Zip / Postal Code: 43074
Category: Cooking-and-Food-Preservation
Start Date: 06/17/2014
End Date: 06/17/2014
Description: What does it take to make cheese? This class we will turn fresh milk into mozzarella and ricotta as we learn how easy it is to make cheese at home. Our evening will finish with appetizers with our cheese as the cornerstone. Participants will take home the leftovers! Cost $55.00 1:00pm-4:00pm
Website: http://www.glassroostercannery.com

Event Title: Soulful Apothecary
Sponsor: Holly Bellebuono, Vineyard Herbs Teas & Apothecary
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: (508) 687-9600
Address: Po Box 913
City: West Tisbury
State / Province / Other: MASSACHUSETTS
Zip / Postal Code: 02575
Category: Natural-Health
Start Date: 06/19/2014
End Date: 06/20/2014
Description: Soulful Apothecary™ is a way to learn the "old ways" of herbal healing. Healing methods including herbal honeys, elixirs, tonics, teas, infusions, and other tasty treats that soothe the soul and mend the body. With humor and a down-to-earth appreciation of plants, award-winning herbalist and author Holly Bellebuono's classes embrace both the science and the spirit of herbal healing. In this relaxing and uplifting gathering on beautiful Martha’s Vineyard, we'll learn how to craft nourishing herbal foods as medicine and discover a variety of delicious ways to prepare herbs for health.
Website: http://

Event Title: We CAN! Water Bath Canning 101
Sponsor: Glass Rooster Cannery
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 614-499-2958
Address: 1673 South State Route 605
City: Sunbury
State / Province / Other: OHIO
Zip / Postal Code: 43074
Category: Cooking-and-Food-Preservation
Start Date: 06/19/2014
End Date: 06/19/2014
Description: Bring your friends! Learn the history and safety principles of putting up food. All the ingredients, necessary equipment and jars will be provided by the cannery for this hands-on class. We will sample many products and each participant will leave with knowledge of the canning process and a jar of product. Cost $45.00 6:00pm-9:00pm
Website: http://www.glassroostercannery.com

Event Title: Gardens by the Sea
Sponsor: Cross' Mills Public Library
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 401 364 6211
Address: 4417 Old Post Road
City: Charlestown
State / Province / Other: RHODE ISLAND
Zip / Postal Code: 02813
Category: Nature-and-Environment
Start Date: 06/21/2014
End Date: 06/21/2014
Description: “Gardens by the Sea” will be centered in the RI coastal town of Charlestown within sight, hearing and smell of the ocean. This garden tour is a fundraiser for the Cross’ Mills Public Library. Upon purchase of a ticket you will receive a map to guide you through ten beautiful private gardens. Tickets will be available at the Cross’ Mills Public Library or by calling 401-364-6211 beginning May 1, 2014. Cost: $15 in advance or $20 on the day of the tour
Website: http://gardensbythesea@crossmills.org

Event Title: Community Herbalist Certification
Sponsor: Holly Bellebuono, Vineyard Herbs Teas & Apothecary
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: (508) 687-9600
Address: PO Box 913
City: West Tisbury
State / Province / Other: MASSACHUSETTS
Zip / Postal Code: 02575
Category: Natural-Health
Start Date: 06/23/2014
End Date: 07/11/2014
Description: This 3-week training and intensive for Community Herbalist Certification is held on beautiful Martha's Vineyard island. Join award-winning herbalist, author and teacher Holly Bellebuono for a 330-hour intensive studying botany, pharmacology, physiology, plant ID and harvesting, herbal remedy processing, written coursework, and a small group dynamic through The Heritage & Healing Herbal School. Intensive can be taken in one 3-week setting or split into a spring session and a fall session. Session 1: June 23-July 1, Session 2: July 2-11 OR September 17-21.
Website: http://www.vineyardherbs.com

Event Title: We CAN! Pressure Canning 101
Sponsor: Glass Rooster Cannery
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 614-499-2958
Address: 1673 South State Route 605
City: Sunbury
State / Province / Other: OHIO
Zip / Postal Code: 43074
Category: Cooking-and-Food-Preservation
Start Date: 06/24/2014
End Date: 06/24/2014
Description: Bring your friends! Learn the history and safety principles of putting up low acid food such as soups and meats. All the ingredients, necessary equipment and jars will be provided by the cannery for this hands-on class. We will sample many products and each participant will leave with knowledge of the pressure canning process and a jar of product. Cost $55.00 1:00pm-4:00pm
Website: http://www.glassroostercannery.com

Event Title: Soulful Apothecary 1 Week Immersion
Sponsor: Holly Bellebuono, Vineyard Herbs Teas & Apothecary
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: (508) 687-9600
Address: PO Box 913
City: West Tisbury
State / Province / Other: MASSACHUSETTS
Zip / Postal Code: 02575
Category: Natural-Health
Start Date: 07/14/2014
End Date: 07/18/2014
Description: Soulful Apothecary™ is a way to learn the "old ways" of herbal healing. Healing methods including herbal honeys, elixirs, tonics, teas, infusions, and other tasty treats that soothe the soul and mend the body. With humor and a down-to-earth appreciation of plants, award-winning herbalist and author Holly Bellebuono's classes embrace both the science and the spirit of herbal healing. In this relaxing and uplifting gathering on beautiful Martha’s Vineyard, we'll learn how to craft nourishing herbal foods as medicine and discover a variety of delicious ways to prepare herbs for health.
Website: http://

Event Title: Malaysia International Jewellery Fair (MIJF) 2014
Sponsor: Elite Expo Sdn Bhd
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 03-5891 1157
Address: Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur
City: Kuala Lumpur
State / Province / Other: OTHER COUNTRIES
Zip / Postal Code: 50088
Category: Natural-Health
Start Date: 07/18/2014
End Date: 07/21/2014
Description: Register NOW! Event Name : Malaysia International Jewellery Fair (MIJF) 2014 Date : 18 – 21 July 2014 Time : 11am – 7pm Venue : Kuala Lumpur that should not be missed! For more details, please visit to www.mijf.com.my NOW! Pre-Register today at http://www.mijf.com.my/mijf/pre_registration_atd.php to receive regular jewellery industry updates! *Organizer reserves the rights to add, amends or terminate any of the above Organizer : Elite Expo Sdn Bhd Contact Person: Ms. Yen (PR & Communications Department) Tel : 603-5891 1157 Fax : 603-5891 1147 Email : info@eliteexpo.com.my Website : www.mijf.com.my
Website: http://www.mijf.com.my

Event Title: Community Drum Circle
Sponsor: Justin Trails Resort
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 6082694522
Address: 7452 Kathryn Avenue
City: Sparta
State / Province / Other: WISCONSIN
Zip / Postal Code: 54656
Category: DIY-Projects
Start Date: 07/19/2014
End Date: 07/19/2014
Description: Community Drum Circle at Justin Trails Resort Facilitated by Jeff Cozy. Drumming with people of all ages from beginners to experienced players. Main Objective: Share rhythm and form a collective voice as we drum together and have fun. Bring your drums. Some drums and shakers will be provided. Bring lawn chairs. $10/adult, teens/$5, age 12 and under free. Organic buffet $10. 7:00 pm – 11. Bonfire, acoustic music jam. Onsite camping and lodging available.
Website: http://www.justintrails.com

Event Title: Tea Blending Class
Sponsor: Holly Bellebuono, Vineyard Herbs Teas & Apothecary
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: (508) 687-9600
Address: PO Box 913
City: West Tisbury
State / Province / Other: MASSACHUSETTS
Zip / Postal Code: 02575
Category: Natural-Health
Start Date: 07/24/2014
End Date: 07/24/2014
Description: A hands-on (and delicious!) class to learn the enjoyable art of tea blending. Includes tastings of Vineyard Herbs signature teas and complete instruction in selecting and blending herbs for both pleasurable and medicinal teas. A wonderful afternoon with a sister or friend on the beautiful island of Martha’s Vineyard. http://vineyardherbs.com
Website: http://www.pollyhillarboretum.org

Event Title: Intro to Herbal Medicine
Sponsor: Holly Bellebuono, Vineyard Herbs Teas & Apothecary
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: (508) 687-9600
Address: PO Box 913
City: West Tisbury
State / Province / Other: MASSACHUSETTS
Zip / Postal Code: 02575
Category: Natural-Health
Start Date: 07/28/2014
End Date: 08/01/2014
Description: Designed for beginners, gardeners, family members, and healing arts professionals, this fun and educational week on beautiful Martha’s Vineyard includes herbal medicine for the digestion, women's health and hormones, cardiovascular health, healing for the skin, herbal first aid, herbs for the respiratory system, evening programs, beach hikes, woodland wanderings, and more. Day's classes can be taken individually if desired.
Website: http://www.vineyardherbs.com

Event Title: Women's Herbal 1 Week Immersion
Sponsor: Holly Bellebuono, Vineyard Herbs Teas & Apothecary
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: (508) 687-9600
Address: PO Box 913
City: West Tisbury
State / Province / Other: MASSACHUSETTS
Zip / Postal Code: 02575
Category: Natural-Health
Start Date: 08/07/2014
End Date: 08/10/2014
Description: Come together with women of all ages to explore women's natural health through herbs. In a supportive, fun and relaxed atmosphere, we'll delve into the pharmacology, anatomy and spirituality of pregnancy and childbirth, menstruation and PMS, menopause and the Crone Years, and Bliss, Moksha and Sacred Women's Herbs. Day's classes can be taken individually if desired; week's immersion includes beautiful beaches, woodland walks, and enjoyable evening programs
Website: http://www.vineyardherbs.com

Event Title: Soulful Apothecary 2 Day Retreat
Sponsor: Holly Bellebuono Vineyard Herbs Teas & Apothecary
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: (508) 687-9600
Address: PO Box 913
City: West Tisbury
State / Province / Other: MASSACHUSETTS
Zip / Postal Code: 02575
Category: Natural-Health
Start Date: 08/17/2014
End Date: 08/18/2014
Description: Soulful Apothecary™ is a way to learn the "old ways" of herbal healing. Healing methods including herbal honeys, elixirs, tonics, teas, infusions, and other tasty treats that soothe the soul and mend the body. With humor and a down-to-earth appreciation of plants, award-winning herbalist and author Holly Bellebuono's classes embrace both the science and the spirit of herbal healing. In this relaxing and uplifting gathering on beautiful Martha’s Vineyard, we'll learn how to craft nourishing herbal foods as medicine and discover a variety of delicious ways to prepare herbs for health.
Website: https://www.vineyardherbs.com

Event Title: Strawbale Workshop in the mountains of colorado Sept 13th-20th
Sponsor: The Strawbale Cottage
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 719-539-0420
Address: 795 C.R. 55
City: Salida
State / Province / Other: COLORADO
Zip / Postal Code: 81201
Category: Green-Homes-and-Natural-Building
Start Date: 09/13/2014
End Date: 09/20/2014
Description: This Workshop is designed for people who are truly interested in building Strawbale either for a home, shop or outbuilding. Whether you have been thinking about building it yourself or acting as the general contractor or having someone build for you the information that I share will be invaluable and hopefully will give you the confidence to take the next step towards building a home that is naturally efficient with a smaller embodied energy footprint. Much of what I will be sharing would apply to standard stick frame construction. The Work shop will be hosted on my 70 acre off grid inholding called the Way Back Inn. For more info about the property see: http://www.thewaybackinn.com/; http://www.vrbo.com/267299
Website: http://www.thestrawbalecottage.com/

Event Title: Western Wisconsin Country Music Association
Sponsor: Justin Trails Resort
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 6082694522
Address: 7452 Kathryn Avenue
City: Sparta
State / Province / Other: WISCONSIN
Zip / Postal Code: 54656
Category: Nature-and-Environment
Start Date: 09/21/2014
End Date: 09/21/2014
Description: Country & Western Dancing from 1-4 pm. The Association travels dancing at locations around the area. Onsite camping and lodging available.
Website: http://www.justintrails.com

Event Title: 2nd Annual Homesteading Festival
Sponsor: SC Organization for Organic Living
Email: Click here to contact
Phone:
Address: Mineral Spring Park, Main Street (Hwy 20)
City: Williamston
State / Province / Other: SOUTH CAROLINA
Zip / Postal Code: 29697
Category: Modern-Homesteading-Skills
Start Date: 10/04/2014
End Date: 10/04/2014
Description: Visit our second annual Homesteading Festival from 10 - 4 on October 4, 2014, for free classes, networking, community building, exhibitions, and demonstrations. We'll have a farmers market and vendors with plants, seeds, books, soap, chickens, quail, food preservation and homesteading supplies, and more. E-mail rebecca@scorganicliving.com with questions.
Website: http://www.scorganicliving.com

Event Title: Winnsboro Wild West Days 2014
Sponsor: The Legends of Crossroads
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 9033471263
Address: 900 Wheeler Drive
City: Winnsboro
State / Province / Other: TEXAS
Zip / Postal Code: 75494
Category: Nature-and-Environment
Start Date: 11/15/2014
End Date: 11/16/2014
Description: Winnsboro Wild West Days, Rediscover the Old West with Old West Reenactment Competitions along with demostrations, blacksmith, vendors and so much more.
Website: http://www.thelegendsofcrossroads.com