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Family Farm Weekend


Grit Magazine's 2013 Runners Up Homesteaders of the Year Guide you through a crash course in backyard homesteading. 

Philosophy

How we define Homesteading: Produce. Provide. Save. Thrive. 

This course is divided into three themes: 

Animal Husbandry: Natural bee-Keeping, backyard chickens, small space animals

Food Production: Building and filling raised beds, natural pest and weed control, rotational planting, inter-planting, and starting seedlings

Creating Homestead Structures: Build a compost system, rain barrel, and worm bin. Practical fencing will also be discussed.

A healthy, local, fresh lunch will be provided.

Accommodations: This is a Commuter Only Option Weekend, but if you are coming from out of town, please feel free to stay at The Homestead. Just pack a cooler for the fridge or enjoy meals in town.

Earlier Event: March 21
Plant, Seed & Bulb Exchange
Later Event: April 26
Photo/Writing Workshop