Homesteading Schools

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Don’t put it off any longer! Here is a list of homesteading schools that can help you learn the skills you need to be self-sufficient. We have the bases covered; below are contacts to assist you in everything from growing your own food to building a cozy home.

Natural Home Building

Aprovecho Education for Sustainable Living
80574 Hazelton Rd.
Cottage Grove, OR 97424
541-942-8198

EcoNest 

1131 Paradise Lane
Ashlad, OR 97520

541-488-9508

Fox Maple School of Traditional Building
P.O Box 249, 65 Corn Hill Road
Brownfield, Maine 04010
207-935-3720

Great Lakes School of Log Building
1350 Snowshoe Trail
Isabella, MN 55607

House Alive!
7540 Griffin Lane
Jacksonville, OR 97530
541-899-3751

Ecology Center
2530 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
510-548-2220

Permaculture Institute
P.O. Box 3702
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-455-0514

Rocky Mountain Sustainable Living Association
9860 Poudre Canyon Road
Bellevue, CO 80512
970-224-3247

Sage Mountain Center
79 Sage Mountain Trail
Whitehall, MT 59759
406-494-9875

Yestermorrow Design/Build School
189 Vermont Rt. 100
Warren, VT 05674
802-496-5545

Homesteading

Aprovecho Education for Sustainable Living
80574 Hazelton Rd.
Cottage Grove, OR 97424
541-942-8198

Crestview Organic Farms
N. Douglas Blvd.
Arcadia, OK 73007
1-405-823-2430

Driftless Folk School
Viroqua, WI 54665
registrar@driftlessfolkschool.org
608-620-3234

John C. Campbell Folk School
One Folk School Road

Brasstown, NC 28902
828-837-2775

Midwest Native Skills Institute
P.O. Box 31764
Cleveland, Ohio 44131
888-886-5592

Ecology Center
2530 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
510-548-2220

Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Service
P.O. Box 339
Spring Valley, WI 54767
715-772-3153

Northeast Organic Farming Association/Massachusetts Chapter
411 Sheldon Road
Barre, MA 01005
978-355-2853

North House Folk School
P.O. Box 759
500 Highway 61 West
Grand Marais, MN 55604
218-387-9762

Occidental Arts and Ecology Center
15290 Coleman Valley Road

Occidental, CA 95465
707-874-1557

Organic Growers School
PO Box 17804
Asheville, NC 28816
828-214-7833

Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture
114 West Main Street
P.O. Box 419
Millheim, PA 16854
814-349-9856

Permaculture Institute
P.O. Box 3702
Santa Fe NM, 87501
505-455-0514

Rocky Mountain Sustainable Living Association
9860 Poudre Canyon Road
Bellevue, CO 80512
970-224-3247

Sage Mountain Center
79 Sage Mountain Trail
Whitehall, MT 59759
406-494-9875

Sustainable Mountain Agriculture Center Inc.
1033 Pilot Knob Cemetery Road
Berea, Kentucky 40403
859-986-3204

The Folk School Fairbanks
PO Box 83572
Fairbanks, AK 99708
907-455-4547

The Ploughshare Institute for Sustainable Culture
608 Dry Creek Rd
Waco, TX 76705
254-799-1480

Tillers International
10515 East OP Avenue
Scotts, MI 49088
800-498-2700

Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF)
P.O. Box 1098
Philmont, NY 12565
831-425-3276

Renewable Energy

Aprovecho Education for Sustainable Living
80574 Hazelton Rd.
Cottage Grove, OR 97424
541-942-8198

Everdale Organic Farm and Environmental Learning Centre
P.O. Box 29
Hillsburgh, ON N0B 1Z0
Canada
519-855-4859

Ecology Center
2530 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
510-548-2220

New Mexico Solar Energy Association
1009 Bradbury SE, #35
Albuquerque, NM 87106
888-886-6765

Northeast Organic Farming Association/Massachusetts Chapter
411 Sheldon Road
Barre, MA 01005
978-355-2853

Permaculture Institute
P.O. Box 3702
Santa Fe NM, 87501
505-455-0514

Rocky Mountain Sustainable Living Association
9860 Poudre Canyon Road
Bellevue, CO 80512

970-224-3247

Sage Mountain Center
79 Sage Mountain Trail
Whitehall, MT 59759
406-494-9875

Solar Energy International
76 S. 2nd St.
Carbondale, CO
970-963-8855

The MidAtlanic Renewable Energy Association
P.O. Box 84
Kutztown, PA 19530
610-451-8268

Western North Carolina Renewable Energy Initiative
Appalachian State University
Technology Department
Kerr Scott Hall
Boone, NC 28608
828-262-7333

Annual Events

Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Service
P.O. Box 339
Spring Valley, WI 54767
715-772-3153

Organic Growers School
788 Mt. Hebron Road
Old Fort, NC 28762
828-450-2026

Rocky Mountain Sustainable Living Association
9860 Poudre Canyon Road
Bellevue, CO 80512
970-224-3247

SolarFest
P.O. Box 900
North Bennington, VT 05257

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