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Owl Ridge Homestead - Homesteader's club of CT

Location: 06010

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:, 860-508-0552

Category: beekeeping, animal husbandry, foraging, gardening, wine/beer/cider, fiber arts, off the grid, survival , permaculture, land surveying

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Blue Skye Wellness, LLC

Location: Middlefield, MA

Description: Blue Skye Wellness offers Aromatherapy consultations, classes and workshops to support your quest for emotional, physical and spiritual well being. Kay Judge is a Clinical Aromatherapist, certified through Heart of Herbs Herbal School. The mission of Blue Skye Wellness is to provide education about the safe use of essential oils to enable clients to make informed decisions regarding their health and wellness goals.


Category: Essential Oils

Boston School of Herbal Studies

Location: 12 Pelham Terrace, Arlington, MA 02476

Description: The Boston School of Herbal Studies (BSHS) is committed to providing high quality, affordable herbal education in an urban setting. We believe that health care must consider the whole person; body, mind, spirit, environment and community. BSHS promotes the world of healing plants in our urban community. In so doing, we support rehabilitation of plant and animal species in order to restore the integrity of our bioregion.

Contact:,, 781-646-6319

Category: plant ID, essential oils,

Aroma Educators

Location: Ithaca, NY

Description: Our goal at AromaEducators School of Essential Oil Studies is to educate individuals about the safe and effective use of essential oils and their role in aromatherapy.

Contact:,, 607-331-6076

Category: essential oils

D Acres of New Hampshire

Location: 218 Streeter Woods Road PO Box 98 Dorchester, New Hampshire 03266

Description: D Acres of New Hampshire is a not-for-profit Permaculture Farm and Educational Homestead located in Dorchester, NH. The Mission of the organization is to function as an educational center that researches, applies and teaches skills of sustainable living and small-scale organic farming. Striving to improve the human relationship to the environment, the center functions as a demonstration farm to role model exemplars of healthy living. Sharing a communal living situation, individuals come to respect and share values of interdependence and love of nature. In addition, the organization supports educational activities directed toward improving the quality of life of residents and the larger community.

Contact:,, (603) 786-2366

Category: essential oils, permaculture, sustainable agriculture, foraging, food preservation, farming

Adirondack Folk School

Location: P. O. Box 2 51 Main Street Lake Luzerne, NY 12846

Description: Adirondack Folk School (AFS) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization, unique for its dedication to teaching the arts, crafts, and cultural heritage of the Adirondack region. Made up of local artisans, crafts people, and volunteers, we offer non-competitive education focusing on the student.

Contact:,, 518-696-2400

Category: blacksmithing, basket making, gardening, carpentry, pottery, cooking, kids, fiber crafts, leather, jewelry, timber framing, soap making, essential oils, food preservation, cheese making, trades, masonry,

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