Directory of Hands-On Learning
Collection of local and small-town workshops
Location: Killingly, CT
Description: Sparrow Soaps is good old-fashioned soap made right here on our family farms in the Quiet Corner of Connecticut.
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Location: 608 Dry Creek Rd. · Waco, TX 76705
Description: Our goal is to transmit a vision for a cohesive, integrated agrarian way of life, but one that aims toward bringing forth complete individuals and whole families in a supportive and tangible context, a context respectful of the natural environment. We are dedicated to recapturing and perpetuating a sense of intentional community which includes rediscovering and perpetuating the knowledge and skills that can provide for essential human needs (both socially and spiritually as well as materially) on a sustainable basis.
Category: Gardening, Beekeeping, Poultry, Dairy Cows, Dairy Goats, Horse, Organic, Gardening, Orchards, Bread/Pizza, Cheese making, Soap making, Basket making, Fiber arts, carpentry, Blacksmithing, Pottery, Quilting
Location: 900 1st Ave South, Suite 205A Seattle, WA 98134
Description: Nifty Homestead was founded to help aspiring and expert homesteaders learn and grow. We post resources on gardening, raising animals, natural building, sustainable energy, and tons of other topics related to homestead living.
Category: Milling , Carpentry, gardening, Urban Farming, Off the Grid, Plant ID, Aquaponics, Poultry, Beekeeping, Goats, Permaculture, Soapmaking, Quilting, Knit, Fiber arts, Weaving
Location: 135 Center Street, Dighton, Massachusetts 02715
Description: Bristol County Beekeepers Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization run entirely by volunteers. We are dedicated to the support of local beekeepers and the advancement of responsible Apiculture through informational meetings, workshops, mentor support, community outreach, and educational programs.
Description: Evolving from the Boston Beekeepers Club (est. 2011), the Boston Area Beekeepers Association (BABA) was formed in 2013 to bring together beekeepers from the greater Boston area. There is no formal membership application or any fees for attending BABA events unless otherwise specified. In transitioning from a local club to a regional association, BABA aims be an inclusive and accessible beekeeping hub for beekeepers and bee enthusiasts in and around Suffolk County and Metro Boston.
Location: 228 High St, Hanson, MA
Description: The Plymouth County Beekeepers Association (the “PCBA”), is a non-profit organization established in 1977. We are dedicated to the support of local agriculture and to educating the public about beekeeping through our school and participation in local fairs and festivals. PCBA focuses on education, agriculture, and stewardship through many of the public outreach programs the club participates in and provides throughout the year. We have members who speak at schools, community centers, and professional meetings.
Location: 10 Beekeepers’ Road Topsfield Fairgrounds 207 Newburyport Tpk. U.S. Route 1 Topsfield, MA 01983
Description: The Essex County Beekeepers' Association is offers a nine week course for beginning beekeepers and others with an interest in bees. Practical Beekeeping is an introductory level course designed to provide students, with no previous knowledge or experience with beekeeping, the necessary information and skills to keep honeybees and produce honey and beeswax.
Description: We are an association dedicated to educating people about bees and beekeeping and supporting our members, who are amateur and professional beekeepers.
Location: PO BOX 362 East Longmeadow, MA 01028
Description: Our objective is for the advancement of apiculture and the mutual help of it's members. Our general activities include: Monthly Meetings: to discuss general bee talk or we invite a guest speaker. Bee School: Jan. through April our members teach students who are thinking about becoming future beekeepers. Agriculture Fair: During Sept. our club maintains a booth at the Big E Agriculture Fair in West Springfield, MA. By doing so we hope to educate and inform the public about bees and beekeeping. Besides displaying and selling our honey products we pass out informative flyers and discuss the life and functions of bees with our live observation hive!
Description: More than 200 of your neighbors are members of the Middlesex County Beekeepers Association (MCBA). They are fascinated by these wonderful social insects called honeybees, and our activities are organized around our club’s theme, “Beekeepers helping Beekeepers.”
Location: 400 Main Street, Walpole, MA
Description: The Norfolk County Beekeepers Association is dedicated to apiculture and education of the art & science of beekeeping among beekeepers, agriculture and the general public.
Description: The Worcester County Beekeepers Association has been a leader in beekeeping education for over one hundred years. We are the oldest county beekeeping organization in the United States, with members from all over New England. Through our beekeeping school, quarterly newsletters, monthly meetings and outreach activities, the club provides ongoing education for our members.
Description: The Homesteading Club brings together a community of like-minded people who are living, or aspire to live, a more self sufficient lifestyle. The club fosters a support system where ideas, projects and experience can be shared in casual conversation. The club is a steady growing group of Homesteader's that have a wide range of skills and experience that we share with each other. We run workshops, talks, and organize tours of farms, homesteads, breweries, and wild edible forages. We have lots of plans for the upcoming fall and winter!
Contact: https://www.facebook.com/groups/238004919636636/, 860-508-0552
Category: beekeeping, animal husbandry, foraging, gardening, wine/beer/cider, fiber arts, off the grid, survival , permaculture, land surveying
Location: PO Box 837 Freeland, WA 98249
Description: An experiential training program designed for aspiring farms to learn and practice the skills they need to run a small-scale organic farm.
Category: Gardening, Pest Control, Carpentry, Animal husbandry, Beekeeping, soil management
Location: 15A Plant Science, Cornell University. Ithaca, NY 14853
Description: Online courses for aspiring, new and experienced farmers looking to start a farming business.
Category: Animal husbandry, Beekeeping,gardening, farming, sustainable agriculture
Location: 208 Paige Laboratory, 161 Holdsworth Way, Amherst, MA, 01003
Description: Online certificate program for the small farming demographic
Category: farming, Homesteading, Pest Control, Organic, Gardening Beekeeping, Animal husbandry, Poultry, soil management
Location: PO Box 64, Greenville, RI 02828
Description: This course will cover everything the beginning beekeeper needs to know. Subjects will include getting started, the honeybee life cycle, choosing an apiary site, buying bees and equipment, assembly of the hive, installing package bees, catching swarms, nectar sources, bee diseases and pests, hive inspections and wintering. A variety of beekeeping equipment will be displayed and demonstrated each week.
Location: 283 Matthews Road Swanzey, NH 03446
Description: Keeping bees and offering local beekeeping instruction has been Jodi's passion for more than 15 years. Her love of bees was sparked at an early age, and she was given the opportunity to explore this great adventure while working at Stonewall Farm in Keene, NH.
Contact: http://wwww.imaginethathoney.com, 603 381-1717
Location: 320 Main Street PO Box 234 Hanover, CT 06350
Description: Stonewall Apiary is a family-owned apiary based in Hanover, Connecticut. We keep approximately 275 honeybee colonies in the eastern Connecticut area. We focus on the health of our bees, knowing that healthy honeybees are better producers than unhealthy ones. We sell honey, creamed honey, comb honey and chunk honey in various sizes. In addition, we also have honey and beeswax products such as honey butter, beeswax candles, beeswax wood polish and an exfoliating honey sugar scrub.
Contact: https://ct-honey.com/, 860-334-2245
Location: 460 Orchard Lake Rd, Saluda, NC 28773
Description: An annual event where vendors and attendees alike can learn preparedness skills.
Category: Aquaponics, Beekeeping, Hunting, Survival, Cooking, Blacksmithing, Beer, Wine, Cheese making, Food Preservation, Camping, Gardening, Animal Husbandry, Fiber Animals, Firearms, Off the grid, Trapping, Foraging, Plant ID
Location: 34 Linwood St Boston, Massachusetts
Description: The Urban Farming Institute of Boston’s mission is to develop and promote urban farming as a Commercial sector that creates green collar jobs for residents; and to engage urban communities in building a healthier and more locally based food system.
Contact: https://urbanfarminginstitute.org/, (617) 989-9920
Category: urban farming, plant ID, foraging, beekeeping, sustainable agriculture
Location: Stoughton, MA
Description: Thanks for visiting! We're Karl and Jen, a city man turned hiker and a country woman fast becoming a chicken fanatic. Join us on our backyard farm, as we share our love and learning about: organic gardening, DIY homesteading, crafts, recipes, beekeeping, vermiculture, and, of course, CHICKENS!
Category: beekeeping, composting, poultry,
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