Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Urban Homesteading Workshop This Saturday!

Urban Homesteading 101 - March 24th 2012 This weekend will be a workshop for those of you in the suburbs or the city who want to take a daytrip out to the farm and learn about what can be done to be more self-sufficient in your own backyards or fire escapes. I'm exscited about it, and to have folks at the now (almost GREEN!) CAF. Folks are coming up from Virginia, Burlington, Boston, and Manchester for a day surrounded by like minds, farm critters, and inspiration. There are a few spots left if you want to join this party, and if the weather is nice feel free to stick around Saturday night for a campfire and music (BYOB -Bring Your Own Banjo - I got the homebrew covered).

We'll start the day learning to bake bread from scratch (no bread machines or kitchen aids here, folks!) and cheese making 101. The entire morning will be these two domestic basics: bread and cheese and for lunch we'll be enjoying our morning's creations! (as well as other potluck goodies). The afternoon will go over container and small-space gardening, introduction to vermi-composting, backyard chicken basics, and small-scale rabbitries. Everyone who comes along leaves with heirloom seeds ready-to-plant for early season crops and all you need to make a few pounds of mozzarella at home! There will be a drawing for a small library of urban farm books too!

Sign up for these, or any of the workshops below by emailing me at jenna@itsafarwalk.com

Learn about other workshops HERE

ONLY 3 SPOTS LEFT FOR ANTLERSTOCK!!
photo by tim bronson - 468photography.com

3 Comments:

Blogger karental said...

Did you get my e-mail? G & I can't come, now. You can release our spots to other folks.

March 20, 2012 at 6:35 PM  
Blogger Jenna said...

Oh dear, I am sorry to hear that. I am so behind on emails it is scary, but working on it. I'm sorry. I hope you know your spots are there if things change.

March 20, 2012 at 9:36 PM  
Blogger karental said...

Desperately want to come, but been out of a job nearly a year now and plane fares just skyrocketed.

March 21, 2012 at 9:05 AM  

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