Directory of Hands-On Learning
Collection of local and small-town workshops
Location: P. O. Box 342 Eagle Lake, Maine 04739
Description: Dedicated to helping clients make great memories and meet and exceed their life-time goals, OMM Outfitters is an education, entertainment and hospitality company. Providing extraordinary outdoor adventures including great service, world-class outfitter standards, attention to details, high quality, even perfection in every aspect including the food and lodging are the focus. All with a smile!
Category: hunting, fishing
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Location: P.O. Box 1991 Asheville, NC 28802
Description: Wild Abundance is here to empower people with skills for self-sufficiency and interdependence. We develop deeply meaningful and effective classes, programs, and demonstration sites to bring people closer to the each other and to the web of life. We believe that these skills are humanity's legacy; we strive to make them accessible to all people with a hunger to learn through sliding scales and scholarships.
Category: Permaculture, Gardening, Foraging, Carpentry, Homebuilding, Butchering,Tanning, Food preservation, Cooking
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: 965 Washington St. Hanover, MA. 02339
Description: A sustainable garden center and vegetable gardener's resource center. The Grateful Garden offers a variety of organic and heirloom annuals, edible perennials, fruit trees, native flowers, growing supplies, as well as education programs and vegetable garden design/installation. Focused on cultivating avid vegetable growers, we are not just a plant supplier we are a resource center for local vegetable gardeners. Quite simply we grow vegetable gardeners!
Category: Permaculture, gardening, composting
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: 241 Yarmouth Road Gray, Maine 04039
Description: We try to do several workshops in basic homesteading skills each season, to share what we have learned, or are in the process of learning. Workshops include Basic Home Cheesemaking, Baking, Poultry Slaughter & Processing, and Preserving & Canning. In some cases, we lead the workshops ourselves, in other cases we may invite fellow homesteaders or skilled members of the greater food, farming and homesteading community to be a guest workshop leader.
Category: homesteading, Cheese making,cooking, Poultry, butchering, food Preservation, farming , animal husbandry, permaculture
Location: Various Locations: VT
Description: Peter King is an experienced Vermont carpenter, an inspiring teacher, and a tiny house enthusiast. He has been building Tiny Houses in Vermont for years. He conducts weekend workshops in Northern Vermont. Join the new socioeconomic housing movement that reduces the world's carbon footprint by building small and living large.
Category: homebuilding, gardening, carpentry, forestry, farming, permaculture, milling,electric, plumbing,plant ID
Location: 1673 South State Route 605 Sunbury, Ohio 43074
Description: Join us in the Cannery kitchen to learn modern homesteading practices, including home preserving, soap making, cooking with herbs, artisan bread making and more! Bring your friends for a private cooking class or team building event. Wander through our restored barns full of Ohio-made art and antiques. Walk around the gardens while learning about sustainable agriculture practices or relax by the glass bottle mosaic wall and enjoy the pond and permaculture. Conveniently located twenty minutes north of Columbus.
Category: homesteading, food preservation, bread/pizza, cooking, sustainable agriculture, permaculture,soap making
Location: 7865 Main Street, Waitsfield, VT 05673
Description: In hands-on classes that explore and engage, we teach the arts of design and building as an integrated process, and provide instruction in fundamental skills. We offer nearly 100 classes in sustainable building and design, construction, natural building, architectural craft, woodworking, working landscapes and ecosystems, energy efficiency, and building science.
Category: homebuilding, carpentry, timber framing, permaculture, off the grid, leather, cabinetry, electric, plumbing, basket making,forestry, milling, sustainable agriculture, metal work,composting,
Location: 194 South Prospect Street Burlington, VT 05405
Description: UVM’s Farmer Training Program is a six-month, hands-on program for aspiring farmers and food-systems advocates that provides experiential, skills-based education in sustainable farming. Students will get a unique and comprehensive education by running all aspects of the 10-acre Catamount Educational Farm, learning from expert farmers and educators in the classroom, and alongside successful, inspiring farmers in the Burlington area. PLANT YOURSELF IN A NEW FIELD!
Category: farming, sustainable agriculture, soil management, pest control, organic, permaculture
Location: 716 Church Hill Rd, Augusta Maine
Description: The Maine Primitive Skills School is an intentionally small learning facility with a mission to provide quality instructor level courses. These courses teach primitive skills, bushcraft, wilderness survival, self reliance, permaculture design, and outdoor education. These are ancient skills that develop awareness and sufficiency with the focus of individuals, community interactions and the environment.
Category: Foraging, Plant ID, Camping, Survival, Backpacking, Off the Grid, Home building
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.
Category: essential oils, permaculture, sustainable agriculture, foraging, food preservation, farming
Location: 224 Anderson St Portland, Maine 04101
Description: The Resilience Hub is a collaborative organization based in Portland Maine. Our mission is to build resilience at the personal, household and community levels while creating thriving examples of abundance based on ecological wisdom. We do this by offering a range of events, education and training as well as resilience-building services and projects.
Category: permaculture, sustainable agriculture, organic farming, plant ID, gardening, farming
Location: 1 Dancing Rabbit Lane Rutledge, MO 63563
Description: At Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage (DR), we understand how difficult it can be to live sustainably and responsibly within modern US culture. We believe that we can work to build a healthy alternative: a social structure that is both non-exploitative and vibrant. As our village grows, we see this ideal take shape more clearly every day: a diverse range of people living ecologically sound lives in a community that truly serves as an example of positive human action within the natural world.
Category: timber framing, home building, permaculture, sustainable agriculture,
Location: Roots School, 192 Bear Notch Rd, Bradford VT, 05033
Description: In April of 2007, Roots School was founded with the purpose of educating people of all ages and backgrounds in: Self Reliance and Survival Skills, Tracking and Naturalist Studies, Primitive and Traditional Skills
Category: Survival, Basket making, Permaculture, Gardening, Forestry, Tanning, Farming, Trades - Other
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