Directory of Hands-On Learning
Collection of local and small-town workshops
Location: 75 Greenmanville Avenue PO Box 6000 Mystic, CT 06355
Description: Many people know Mystic Seaport as one of Connecticut’s most popular tourist destinations, full of one-of-a-kind sights, activities, and attractions. But not as many know that Mystic Seaport also offers just as many unique educational opportunities, for everyone from children and teenagers to grad students and grandmothers. Get a degree. Take a field trip. Build a boat. Learn to sail. The IQ-enhancing choices are endless. Best of all, they’re fun.
Category: blacksmithing, cooking, carpentry, Modern Celestial Navigation
Search Results for: urban farming
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: P.O. Box 80625 South Dartmouth, MA 02748
Description: SEMAP is dedicated to preserving and expanding access to local food and sustainable farming in southeastern Massachusetts through research and education.
Category: poultry, fiber arts, wine , gardening,urban farming
Description: An online reference for all types of farming
Category: Homesteading, Urban Farming, animal husbandry, sustainable Agriculture
Location: 399 Broadway, Providence Rhode Island 02909
Description: cluck! is a small, woman-owned business founded in 2013 to serve urban agriculturalists and gardeners in and around Providence, Rhode Island. cluck!'s goods and services focus on small-scale food production, backyard small animal husbandry (especially chickens and bees) and homesteading-based self-reliance. We have the tools, supplies, ideas and education you need to grow, raise and preserve your own food while helping to keep your community healthy and beautiful. We've also got unusual, thoughtful gifts for all ages. We run year-round classes, workshops, readings, and family-friendly programs and maintain a teaching garden of edibles and habitat-supporting native plants. We also keep bees and raise chickens.
Category: poultry, gardening, urban farming
Location: 180 Hemenway Road Framingham, MA 01701
Description: New England Wild Flower Society conserves native plants in the wild and encourages gardeners and landscape professionals to choose natives when they plant outdoor spaces, particularly plants grown from local seeds, harvested sustainably in the wild. Our mission is to conserve and promote the region’s native plants to ensure healthy, biologically diverse landscapes.
Category: plant ID, urban farming, gardening, composting
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
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