The Homestead Education Center: Relax, Renew, Retool

School teaches us what we need to know to make a living, but the Homestead Education Center provides learning opportunities on how to make a life!

Give us a weekend. We give you the tools to build a life you love
— Alison Buhler

What We Do: 

1. Provide a warm, welcoming environment on a working model of a small, sustainable homestead:

  • Over an acre of gardens

  • Bees

  • Heritage chickens 

  • Solar panel array

  • Greywater system

  • Large kitchen and learning spaces

  • Working greenhouse

2. Offer Workshops, Events, and Retreats:

See Our Schedule of Events

  • Health

  • Wellness

  • Natural Living

  • Personal Growth

  • Arts

  • Culture

3. Offer Rental Space for Related Events (Find us on VRBO):

  • Five Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms 
  • 5000+ square feet and 5 acres
  • Four meeting spaces (Great Room, Playroom, Kitchen, Outdoor Classroom)

  • Functional kitchen and serving ware

  • Screened in porch

  • Sleeps up to 20 in beds, 26 with air mattresses

  • Beautiful outdoor setting, saltwater pool, and lake

 

Participants in our Nourish Weekend Retreat on Reclaiming Real Food

Participants in our Nourish Weekend Retreat on Reclaiming Real Food

  The Homestead was named in the TOP 10 THINGS FOR FAMILIES TO DO IN MISSISSIPPI on TREKAROO!

 

The Homestead was named in the TOP 10 THINGS FOR FAMILIES TO DO IN MISSISSIPPI on TREKAROO!

WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT A HOMESTEAD EXPERIENCE:

-Thank you for bringing so many important topics to the public for a healthier lifestyle.

-I loved the atmosphere of learning from the teacher and the other participants. I just want to stay!

-Relaxing, challenging, exciting, beautiful!

-Loved the whole facility - homey, comfortable, inviting

-The teachers here are so knowledgeable, approachable, and make me think I can do anything!

- The FOOD! oh my goodness the food was amazing.

- This was an amazing, life-changing event. The place and people are inspiring, the things we learned are priceless.

- Good food, good people, beautiful setting with lots of learning and jut enough time for relaxation.

- My experience was very relaxing and the workshops packed with info!