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: 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: Hydroponic/CEA Grower Workshop
Sponsor: CropKing, Inc.
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 330-302-4203
Address: 134 West Drive
City: Lodi
State / Province / Other: OHIO
Zip / Postal Code: 44254
Category: Organic-Gardening
Start Date: 12/01/2014
End Date: 12/02/2014
Description: CropKing Two-Day Grower Workshop CropKing’s highly regarded Grower Workshop trains you on the technical side of hydroponic growing with hands on experience. Covering subjects from plant biology and greenhouse structure to plant nutrition and nutrient mixing, the workshops cater to growers of all levels. You will also spend half a day at a hydroponic greenhouse grower’s location that is currently operating CropKing’s growing systems. This is the perfect opportunity to talk to a greenhouse professional with years of experience. Our workshops are scheduled all over the United States.
Website: http://www.cropking.com

Event Title: Ta Da! Homemade Pasta and Bread 12/2
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: 12/02/2014
End Date: 12/02/2014
Description: Take the mystery out of homemade bread and pasta! Join us for an evening of making and dining on fresh bread, homemade pasta and two creative sauces from scratch. Let's top it off with a light but succulent dessert. This class makes bread baking so easy, you will want a fresh loaf every night! $65
Website: http://www.glassroostercannery.com

Event Title: Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Impacts on Small Farms
Sponsor: NOFA/RI
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 4013693303
Address: Watson Institute, Brown University 111 Thayer St.
City: Providence
State / Province / Other: RHODE ISLAND
Zip / Postal Code: 02912
Category: Cooking-and-Food-Preservation
Start Date: 12/02/2014
End Date: 12/02/2014
Description: Dr. Richard Bonanno, experienced farmer and business leader will explain how the proposed FSMA’s Produce and Preventive Control Rules will affect local farmers. This event is free and open to everyone. Learn more about FSMA at sustainableagriculture.net/fsma and newenglandfarmersunion.org/legislation/food-safety-modernization-act. Learn how to submit comments at sustainableagriculture.net/fsma/speak-out-today.
Website: http://nofari.org/events/our-events

Event Title: Kids CAN! Cook: Holiday Bake 12/3
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: 12/03/2014
End Date: 12/03/2014
Description: Help your child get into the holiday mood with a class on baking cookies and more! This hands-on class will emerge your school-age child into a world of making and decorating holiday treats, tasting as they go and taking a plate home to share with you. $30
Website: http://www.glassroostercannery.com

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: Herbal Gift Making Workshop
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: Natural-Health
Start Date: 12/06/2014
End Date: 12/06/2014
Description: Join herbalist Linda Conroy of Moonwise Herbs for this fun, hands-on class! Make approximately 10 herbal items to give this holiday season! Gifts made include lip balm, felted soap, herbal condiments, herbal salts, lotion bar, dream pillow, herbal tea blend, herbal massage oil and much more! Learn about herb varieties while crafting too. All supplies provided; decorative packaging provided as well. 1-5pm $70 per person until 12/3, $75 after. To register: (414) 522-6989 or www.wellspringinc.org
Website: http://www.wellspringinc.org

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: Wine and Cheese Making 12/9
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: 12/09/2014
End Date: 12/09/2014
Description: Join us for a dinner of wine tasting and cheese hors d oeuvres as you learn techniques for making homemade wine, no chemicals added, and mozzarella cheese. Each participant will take home a brick of their own fresh cheese and a quart of wine starter to finish at home.
Website: http://www.glassroostercannery.com

Event Title: FarmTek's Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) School
Sponsor: FarmTek
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 1.800.327.6835 ext. 1649
Address: 1395 John Fitch Blvd.
City: South Windsor
State / Province / Other: CONNECTICUT
Zip / Postal Code: 06074
Category: Modern-Homesteading-Skills
Start Date: 12/10/2014
End Date: 12/12/2014
Description: FarmTek will host a three-day workshop discussing techniques in controlled environment agriculture (CEA). The CEA School will be held from Dec. 10 to Dec. 12, 2014 from 9:00AM to 4:00PM EST at FarmTek’s Technology Center East in South Windsor, Conn. and will teach attendees how to maximize business and production potential by utilizing proven CEA techniques. Discover new tips and secrets from industry professionals on how to grow beautiful, profitable vegetables with hydroponic systems, provide livestock with a nutritious, cost-effective feed using fodder systems, use an aquaponic system to produce marketable fish and lush plants and much more. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with others in the agricultural community and gain hands-on experience with FarmTek’s comprehensive grow and fodder production rooms. “This class was great! I got much more information out of FarmTek’s CEA School than I expected. The wealth of information and helpfulness of everyone was amazing. The personal stories are also a great asset to someone starting a new system,” stated Bill S., a previous CEA School attendee. The cost is $995 dollars and includes three-day workshop, curriculum workbook, lunch and hotel accommodations. The $995 fee will be returned to attendees as a product credit. For FarmTek customers that have already purchased a greenhouse, hydroponic, fodder or aquaponic system, the enrollment fee is waived. To register, please contact Ashley Madore at 1.800.327.6835 ext. 1649, or email at amadore@farmtek.com.
Website: http://www.farmtek.com/ADMEN

Event Title: Venison Sausage Making Workshop
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: 12/13/2014
End Date: 12/13/2014
Description: 1-3:30pm Learn how to make venison sausage this hunting season! This workshop will offer a hands-on experience in sausage-making basics that can be applied to making sausage with any type of meat! Learn prepping, seasoning, grinding & stuffing your own sausage. All students will make venison sausage to take home! Meat & casing will be provided. (If participants have their own venison to use, feel free to bring that along!) Cost: $90 per student. To register (414) 522-6989 or www.wellspringinc.org
Website: http://www.wellspringinc.org

Event Title: Holiday Cookie Exchange and Cinnamon Rolls with Santa
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: 12/14/2014
End Date: 12/14/2014
Description: 10:30 AM-1:00 PM Bring your kids for a day of exchanging your favorite cookies, decorating cookies and getting into the Christmas Spirit! Father Christmas will be there, so bring your cameras! 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.
Website: http://www.glassroostercannery.com

Event Title: We CAN! Waterbath Holiday Jams and Jellies 12/16
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: 12/16/2014
End Date: 12/16/2014
Description: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM Looking for a fun and unique item to grace your dining table for the holidays? Or a gift for the person who seems to have everything? Join us for a hands-on class to learn to make festive jams and jellies! We will discuss the history, safety, and science behind waterbath canning and make our own creative recipes with cranberries and spice. Each participant takes away the knowledge and confidence to make their own recipes at home and a jar of delicious jam. $45
Website: http://www.glassroostercannery.com

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: EcoFarm Conference 2015
Sponsor: Ecological Farming Association
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 831 763 2111
Address: 2901 Park Ave. Suite D-2
City: Soquel
State / Province / Other: CALIFORNIA
Zip / Postal Code: 95073
Category: Organic-Gardening
Start Date: 01/21/2015
End Date: 01/24/2015
Description: The Ecological Farming Association presents the 35th annual EcoFarm Conference at the Asilomar Conference Grounds in Pacific Grove, California, January 21 - 24, 2015. As the largest and oldest ecological agricultural gathering in the West, the EcoFarm Conference offers more than 70 workshops featuring an array of educational and technical workshops for farmers, ranchers, distributors, retailers, activists, consumers, students, and educators, along with notable keynote speakers, an exhibitor marketplace, live entertainment, discussion groups, mixers, delicious organic meals and libations. Visit www.eco-farm.org for more info and to register.
Website: http://www.eco-farm.org/conference

Event Title: Soil Building
Sponsor: Sheilia C. of 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: Organic-Gardening
Start Date: 01/24/2015
End Date: 01/25/2015
Description: Healthy soil = healthy plants; soil is where it all starts! Learn how to use Permaculture techniques to build healthy soil. You will learn how to use at-home soil testing for tilth, pH & fertility, no-till cultivation, sheet mulching, biological organisms, biochar, organic fertilizers & cover crops.
Website: http://www.tagawagardens.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: Securex West Africa
Sponsor: Montgomery West Africa
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 0118351516
Address: 33 Hoofd Street
City: Lago - Nigeria
State / Province / Other: OTHER COUNTRIES
Zip / Postal Code: 2000
Category: DIY-Projects
Start Date: 03/24/2015
End Date: 03/25/2015
Description: Provides a unique opportunity for security professionals to engage with leading commercial, homeland and cyber security, re protection and safety product and service providers, creating the ideal platform for exhibitors to showcase their brands to a market that is ready to source the best from around the globe. Packed to the brim with products, services, networking opportunities and seminars – you simply cannot aord to miss Securex West Africa 2015. The 2014 show attracted 2000 visitors from government, trade and end-users, all eager to seek innovative products to meet new suppliers.
Website: http://www.securexwestafrica.com

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

Event Title: Industrialisation Africa Summit
Sponsor: Montgomery Africa
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 0118351516
Address: 33 Hoofd Street
City: Johannesburg
State / Province / Other: OTHER COUNTRIES
Zip / Postal Code: 2000
Category: DIY-Projects
Start Date: 04/21/2015
End Date: 04/22/2015
Description: Industrialisation Africa Summit 2015 will address and tackle the challenges and opportunities of African industrialisation through investment, infrastructure development, technology development and skills transfer to reduce unemployment, improve services and open up African economies to become growing economies and self sufficient industries. Industrialisation Africa Summit 2015 brings together international and regional experts and market leaders to provide an interactive discussion platform to address key issues in this dynamic sector. As well as providing an opportunity to meet with industry leaders and key decision makers driving change, who will share how the industrialisation revolution will create dynamic and sustainable industries in the region and realize Africa’s growth opportunities.
Website: http://www.montex.com

Event Title: Women of West Africa Entrepreneurship Conference 2015
Sponsor: Montgomery West Africa
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: +2348095050568
Address: 33 Hoofd Street
City: Lago - Nigeria
State / Province / Other: OTHER COUNTRIES
Zip / Postal Code: 2000
Category: DIY-Projects
Start Date: 06/25/2015
End Date: 06/26/2015
Description: Entrepreneurship in West Africa is breaking new grounds for business, trade, governments and economic development of societies; driving change across diverse spheres of influence through innovation, creativity and perseverance. And women entrepreneurs are cultivating their own success, taking ownership of their ambitions and thriving both personally and professionally. And as the biggest economic drivers on the continent, women entrepreneurs are taking the reins and spearheading industries in small, medium and large businesses. At this year's event you will gain innovative ideas and tips to expand your business and seed concepts by discussing the essential elements to "turn your passion into profit" and provide you with a road map to success to surpass today's challenges and became a leading entrepreneur of tomorrow.
Website: http://www.wowenigeria.com

Event Title: Propak West Africa
Sponsor: Montgomery West Africa
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: +2348095050568
Address: Landmark Centre
City: Lago - Nigeria
State / Province / Other: OTHER COUNTRIES
Zip / Postal Code: 2000
Category: DIY-Projects
Start Date: 09/01/2015
End Date: 09/03/2015
Description: PROPAK West Africa, West Africa’s biggest and leading printing and plastics exhibition in the region ran successfully from 2-4 September 2014 and was a wonderful success. Trade visitors came from the West African region and around the world to see our wide-ranging exhibitors with local and international presence. The exhibition will take place again 1 – 3 September 2015.
Website: http://www.propakwestafrica.com