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: Lunch and tour on Mlango Farm
Sponsor: Mlango Farm
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: +254728848296
Address: Ngecha - Thingati A
City: Limuru
State / Province / Other: OTHER COUNTRIES
Zip / Postal Code: 00100
Category: Organic-Gardening
Start Date: 01/01/2014
End Date: 12/31/2018
Description: Tour and lunch at an organic farm in the highlands of Limuru, an great day out for the city people of Nairobi. On appointment only, call or email us for more details. We are happy to welcome you!
Website: http://www.mlango.org

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: 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: Two Month Permaculture Design Course
Sponsor: The Farm Ecovillage Training Center
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 931-964-4474
Address: 184 Schoolhouse Rd
City: Summertown
State / Province / Other: TENNESSEE
Zip / Postal Code: 38483
Category: Modern-Homesteading-Skills
Start Date: 08/31/2014
End Date: 10/25/2014
Description: Two month residency in nation's oldest ecovillage earns you a Permaculture Design Certificate. $200 food and lodging. 7 hr/d immersion classes; 17 hr free time to canoe, disc golf, play music, hike our 5000 acre wilderness, and much more.
Website: http://www.thefarm.org/etc/appfaq.html

Event Title: Homestead Crafts & Skills Classes
Sponsor: WhisperingHopeFarm.com LLC
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 704-674-8911
Address: 1856 crowders creek rd
City: Gastonia
State / Province / Other: NORTH CAROLINA
Zip / Postal Code: 28052
Category: Modern-Homesteading-Skills
Start Date: 09/08/2014
End Date: 11/10/2014
Description: We are excited to offer homesteading classes in the Charlotte area of NC. We have a broad range of classes that deal with everything from beekeeping, Homesteading 101, Canning, Fermenting Foods, Goat Milk Soap Making (includes milking the goat!), Candle Making, Raising Chickens, Cheese Making, Raising Rabbits, Aquaponics, Long Term Food Storage/Food as Medicine, and How to survive in an emergency! Classes will be taught by 5 knowledgable homesteading teachers! Join us to get your questions answered.
Website: http://WhisperingHopeFarm.com/classes.html

Event Title: Community Gardens in Ft Valley
Sponsor: Veggies in the Valley
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 478 302-0591
Address: Boys and Girls Club
City: Fort Valley
State / Province / Other: GEORGIA
Zip / Postal Code: 31030
Category: Organic-Gardening
Start Date: 09/23/2014
End Date: 12/31/2014
Description: The 4 Veggies in the Valley community gardens will plant winter crops beginning September 23. A container garden is being planned for special needs gardeners by university students. Gardeners can sign on NOW for the next planting cycle. No cost: give 4 hours/month sweat equity and you harvest produce. Come, take a tour, sign up. No skills needed as a farmer provides lessons, guidance, and support. Each garden is a learning lab.
Website: http://www.veggiesinthevalley.org/

Event Title: Cooking with Herbs 10/27
Sponsor: Glass Rooster Cannery
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 6144992958
Address: 1673 South State Route 605
City: Sunbury
State / Province / Other: OHIO
Zip / Postal Code: 43074
Category: Cooking-and-Food-Preservation
Start Date: 10/27/2014
End Date: 10/27/2014
Description: Herbs can be a delicious mystery--is this herb a companion taste to that? Something seems to be missing--what is it?? This class will focus on companion herbs to create several flavorful dishes with chicken as the base. We will discuss which seasonings go well together and create recipes, including Mexican, Italian and American, to decide for ourselves. Walk away with confidence to try your hand at home to create a deliciously seasoned dish. 1 pm – 4 pm. Cost: $65
Website: http://www.glassroostercannery.com

Event Title: Fermentation: Making Sauerkraut, Pickles and Beyond
Sponsor: Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 847-946-5565
Address: 4382 Hickory Rd.
City: West Bend
State / Province / Other: WISCONSIN
Zip / Postal Code: 53090
Category: Cooking-and-Food-Preservation
Start Date: 10/30/2014
End Date: 10/30/2014
Description: Preserving vegetables with live-cultures — this is Lacto-Fermentation, an ancient practice experiencing contemporary revival. In this hands-on workshop, we will learn about the science, method and magic of “wild fermentation”, and will transform local, seasonal vegetables into delicious treats. Participants will leave with some of our preparations to nurture at home. Samples, instructions and recipes will be provided. Please bring 2 pint canning jars so that you can take home some of our preparations. Cost: $60 per person until 10/26, $65 after.
Website: http://www.wellspringinc.org

Event Title: Introduction to Permaculture
Sponsor: Tagawa Gardens
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 3036904722
Address: 7711 S. Parker Rd
City: Centennial
State / Province / Other: COLORADO
Zip / Postal Code: 80016
Category: Nature-and-Environment
Start Date: 11/01/2014
End Date: 11/02/2014
Description: Class from 12pm - 1 pm & presented by Sheilia Canada - Tagawa Annuals Expert, Master Gardener & Permaculturist. Learn the basic ethics & principles of Permaculture. Permaculture is a system for balanced living on Earth that benefits all creatures & supplies for all of the needs of humanity. Learn why we should apply the design skills of observing, analyzing and harmonizing with the patterns of nature.
Website: http://www.tagawagardens.com

Event Title: Holiday Open House 11/1
Sponsor: Glass Rooster Cannery
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 6144992958
Address: 1673 South State Route 605
City: Sunbury
State / Province / Other: OHIO
Zip / Postal Code: 43074
Category: Cooking-and-Food-Preservation
Start Date: 11/01/2014
End Date: 11/01/2014
Description: Join us for our annual fall open house to find fun and unique gifts for your holiday list! Cinnamon rolls and lunch will be served, the Art and Antique Barns will be open, and craft and antique vendors will be there for variety in Ohio made fare. Join us for a fun day in the country! 9 am – 4 pm
Website: http://www.glassroostercannery.com

Event Title: We CAN! Pressure Canning: Domestic and Wild Meat 11/4
Sponsor: Glass Rooster Cannery
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 6144992958
Address: 1673 South State Route 605
City: Sunbury
State / Province / Other: OHIO
Zip / Postal Code: 43074
Category: Cooking-and-Food-Preservation
Start Date: 11/04/2014
End Date: 11/04/2014
Description: Meat must be pressure canned to make a shelf-stable product. Learn how to safely put your fresh chicken, beef, pork or game into a jar for a succulent, tender product that can be used for quick meals through the year. This hands-on class focuses on the principles of pressure canning and is designed to instill the confidence you need to pressure can at home. Dinner provided. 6 pm – 9 pm. Cost $65
Website: http://www.glassroostercannery.com

Event Title: Seasonal Desserts Cooking Class - with Chef Greg Leon of Amilinda
Sponsor: Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: (414) 522-6989
Address: 4382 Hickory Rd.
City: West Bend
State / Province / Other: WISCONSIN
Zip / Postal Code: 53090
Category: Cooking-and-Food-Preservation
Start Date: 11/06/2014
End Date: 11/06/2014
Description: Impress your family and friends this holiday season! Learn to create festive, seasonal desserts, using locally sourced products and seasonal produce! Chef Greg Leon will lead demos, tasting and give cooking tips. Wine served and recipes to take home! Cost: $30 till 11/3, $35 after. For more info and to register: (414) 552-6989 or www.wellspringinc.org
Website: http://

Event Title: Climate Crisis Solutions Conference
Sponsor: Community Solutions
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 937 767 2161
Address: TBA
City: Yellow Springs
State / Province / Other: OHIO
Zip / Postal Code: 45387
Category: Nature-and-Environment
Start Date: 11/07/2014
End Date: 11/09/2014
Description: Join us for the Sixth Annual Community Solutions Conference on “Climate Crisis Solutions: Curtailment and Community” The Power of Individual Action: The world is at a difficult point, an existential one that calls for immediate action. This conference is a way of sharing our new understanding of what individuals must do to meet the issue of climate change on a personal level. Hear from people who are leading the way in personal CO2 emissions curtailment. Learn about budgeting personal energy use and emissions. Keynotes: Richard Heinberg, author of The Party’s Over and 11 other books Mario Alberto, Cuban author of The undefeatable god Sun and 5 other books Jim Merkel, author of Radical Simplicity More info & registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-6th-annual-community-solutions-conference-climate-crisis-solutions-curtailment-and-community-tickets-13050334903 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/314805695357856/# Organization: https://communitysolution.org
Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-6th-annual-community-solutions-conference-climate-crisis-solutions-curtailment-and-community-tickets-13050334903

Event Title: DeFuniak Springs Energy Expo
Sponsor: City of DeFuniak Springs
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 850-892-8503
Address: PO Box 685
City: DeFuniak Springs
State / Province / Other: FLORIDA
Zip / Postal Code: 32435
Category: Renewable-Energy
Start Date: 11/08/2014
End Date: 11/08/2014
Description: Community Expo of ways to save energy, save money, homesteading, healthy body energy and more. This family friendly community event is in the heart of a beautiful historic town.
Website: http://www.defuniaksprings.net

Event Title: Traditional Food Weekend: Hands-On Learning!
Sponsor: Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 4145226989
Address: 4382 Hickory Rd.
City: West Bend
State / Province / Other: WISCONSIN
Zip / Postal Code: 53090
Category: Cooking-and-Food-Preservation
Start Date: 11/08/2014
End Date: 11/09/2014
Description: Immerse yourself in a weekend workshop all about learning traditional ways to prepare nourishing, healthy foods! Led by Linda Conroy and John Holzwart of Moonwise Herbs. Students will learn and create several types of traditional food to make and take home. Workshop participants can elect to take the whole weekend workshop (Saturday and Sunday) or individual days. The schedule for each day is listed below. Saturday: 
 Fermented Beverages: Beer, Wine, Meade, Soda Making and more! You are What you Eat! The Art of Nourishing Soup Stocks Sunday: 
Fermentation: Making Sauerkraut, Pickles and Beyond *Full day intensive Class Costs: $90 for one day, $160 for both days. For more info and to register (414) 522-6989 or www.wellspringinc.org
Website: http://

Event Title: Seasonal Produce Cooking – Thanksgiving Sides - With Chef Karen Gill - The Down to Earth Chef
Sponsor: Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 4145226989
Address: 4382 Hickory Rd.
City: West Bend
State / Province / Other: WISCONSIN
Zip / Postal Code: 53090
Category: Cooking-and-Food-Preservation
Start Date: 11/13/2014
End Date: 11/13/2014
Description: Learn to make tasty Thanksgiving dishes using seasonal produce! Wellspring offers a series of monthly cooking classes, inspiring students based on veggies during their peak season! In each class, a chef leads demos and tastings, and provides healthy cooking tips. Wine served to accompany each tasting and recipe handouts to take home. Time: 6-8pm Cost: $30 for those pre-registered the Monday before, $35 at the door (if openings) For more info and to register (414) 522-6989 or www.wellspringinc.org
Website: http://

Event Title: Beyond the Basics Cheese Making: Gouda and Cheddar
Sponsor: Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 4145226989
Address: 4382 Hickory Rd.
City: West Bend
State / Province / Other: WISCONSIN
Zip / Postal Code: 53090
Category: Cooking-and-Food-Preservation
Start Date: 11/15/2014
End Date: 11/15/2014
Description: Join cheese maker, Linda Conroy of Moonwise Herbs, as we focus on two styles of cheese. Participants will be guided through the process of making each cheese, with a focus on details from curd to press. Participants will leave with recipes, a culture and a bottle of rennet to get them started. Time: 10am-3:30pm Cost: $70 per person until 11/12, $80 after. Includes lunch, samples, recipes and cheese to take home) For more info and to register (414) 522-6989 or www.wellspringinc.org
Website: http://

Event Title: Dying, hand painting, & Crocheting
Sponsor: Alpacas of Wildcat Hollow
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 785 449-2206
Address: 23224 Wildcat Hollow Rd.
City: Eskridge
State / Province / Other: KANSAS
Zip / Postal Code: 66423
Category: DIY-Projects
Start Date: 11/15/2014
End Date: 11/15/2014
Description: Learn the art of acid dyeing taught by Deb Waggnor of “Two Windows”! It will start with a bit of color theory then do the hand dyeing. Included will be a 250 yard skein of 80% Alpaca and 20% Merino blend. You will leave with handouts and your gorgeous hand painted alpaca/merino skein! Of course you can buy more skeins to dye at a discount. Sign up for hourly classes. The classes start at 10:00 AM. Cost is $50 Also offered are several classes in crochet. Make unique, personal Christmas gifts! The classes are free you simply buy the supplies! Taught by Marta Howe
Website: http://www.alpacasofwildcathollow.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

Event Title: Jams, Jellies and Sauces for Gift Giving!
Sponsor: Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 4145226989
Address: 4382 Hickory Rd.
City: West Bend
State / Province / Other: WISCONSIN
Zip / Postal Code: 53090
Category: Cooking-and-Food-Preservation
Start Date: 11/22/2014
End Date: 11/22/2014
Description: Giving a special, homemade jar of something wonderful is a long-standing holiday tradition. Join Master Preserver Christina Ward to learn to create recipes specifically for gift giving. This is a hands-on class! All participants will work together to prepare the jams and jellies. We’ll also spend time creating unique labels and decorations for our jars. All materials will be provided! 
 Cost: $60/ person until 11/19, $65 after. For more info and to register (414) 522-6989 or www.wellspringinc.org
Website: http://

Event Title: Holiday Cookie Exchange 12/6
Sponsor: Glass Rooster Cannery
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 6144992958
Address: 1673 South State Route 605
City: Sunbury
State / Province / Other: OHIO
Zip / Postal Code: 43074
Category: Cooking-and-Food-Preservation
Start Date: 12/06/2014
End Date: 12/06/2014
Description: Bring your kids for a day of exchanging your favorite cookies, decorating cookies and getting into the Christmas Spirit! The shops will be open for holiday purchases, cookie exchange is free of charge. Donations will be taken for Friends Who Share, our local family in need charity. 10 am – 2 pm
Website: http://www.glassroostercannery.com

Event Title: Eilat-Eilot Green Energy Conference and Exhibition
Sponsor: Eilat-Eilot Green Energy
Email: Click here to contact
Phone:
Address: 1 Nirim Street, P.O. Box 9352, Israel
City: Tel Aviv
State / Province / Other: OTHER COUNTRIES
Zip / Postal Code: 6109202
Category: Renewable-Energy
Start Date: 12/07/2014
End Date: 12/09/2014
Description: The conference will be part of the “Energy Week” in Israel, joining other influential events, including the Alternative Fuels conference in Tel Aviv. The week’s activities will culminate in the Eilat conference.Our leading global event will outline the strategy for moving forward the RE-volution as well as dealing with the opportunities and challenges facing the global Cleantech industry.We will also highlight the recent achievements by the global clean energy hub of Eilat Eilot including new energy startups and meeting the goal of RE independence based on over 100 MW of solar energy.
Website: http://www.eilatenergy.org/

Event Title: Earthbag Building Workshop
Sponsor: Evolotecture
Email: Click here to contact
Phone:
Address: India
City: Delhi
State / Province / Other: OTHER COUNTRIES
Zip / Postal Code: 0000
Category: Green-Homes-and-Natural-Building
Start Date: 01/04/2015
End Date: 01/12/2015
Description: From the 4th until the 12th of January, 2015, we are going to build a dome.During our earthbag building course, you will learn how to build an earthbag dome from start to finish.The building process will be a gathering of people from around the globe, building a house together using earth and your hands.A process in which the creativity and energy of all of us will lead to building an earthbag dome, and you being able to build this yourself after completing this course.
Website: http://evolotecture.com

Event Title: Preparedness-now
Sponsor: David Brown
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 435-592-4272
Address: 620 East 700 South
City: Mt. Pleasant,
State / Province / Other: UTAH
Zip / Postal Code: 84647
Category: Modern-Homesteading-Skills
Start Date: 01/17/2015
End Date: 01/17/2015
Description: I lived off the grid for 10 years with my family of 5 kids. How we did it the pit falls and blessing. How to prepare for riots, anarchy, marshal law, economic collapse. and more.
Website: http://www.preparedness-now.com

Event Title: Guelph Organic Conference
Sponsor: Various Sponsors
Email: Click here to contact
Phone:
Address: Box 116
City: Collingwood
State / Province / Other: ONTARIO
Zip / Postal Code: L9Y 3Z4
Category: Organic-Gardening
Start Date: 01/29/2015
End Date: 02/01/2015
Description: Guelph Organic Conference & Expo - 2015 Theme is "Organic By Design" Over 40 workshops and FREE 2 day expo. Issues covered include health soils, organic crop marketing, organic livestock handling, permaculture & restoration agriculture, urban agriculture, pollination, food sovereignty, growing high flavour crops and much more. Visit website for more information.
Website: http://www.guelphorganicconf.ca

Event Title: AQUAPONICS
Sponsor: RANCE DEWITT
Email: Click here to contact
Phone:
Address: 4041 Hwy 97
City: Ellensburg
State / Province / Other: WASHINGTON
Zip / Postal Code: 98926
Category: Green-Homes-and-Natural-Building
Start Date: 04/01/2015
End Date: 04/30/2015
Description: U-FISH TROUT campground hosts AQUAPONIC building technology-commercial greenhouses for floating gardens over fish. COME.
Website: http://WWW.CONCERTPARK.US