Homestead University Classes

Our Curriculum

NOTE: We are continually acquiring and offering new classes and seminars on-line, all presented by our faculty of respected and knowledgeable experts.

Take a look at the wide variety of subject matter our curriculum covers. We also welcome your comments and suggestions regarding subjects you'd like to learn more about.

Classes will begin soon, but you can already preview a Homesteading University class on Hydroponic Gardening presented by Dean Dekker by (clicking here?)

Also, click here to view some YouTube links we think you might be interested in!

Agricultural Skills Classes

Butterfly Gardens
Companion Planting
Container Gardening
Culinary Herbs
Flower Gardening
Foraging
Hydroponic Gardening
Medicinal Herbs
Mushroom Identification
Orchards
Organic Gardening
Permaculture & Biodiversity
Seed Saving and Seed Exchange
Square Foot Gardening
Vineyards and Berries

BeeKeeping Classes

Beekeeping
Honey Production
Mason Bees as Pollinators

 

Blacksmith Classes

Horseshoes and Farrier Work

 

Building Community

Organizing Events and Celebrations
Holidays and Seasonal Events

 

Farmers Markets Sales and Marketing

How to Market Farm Goods
Participating in Farmer’s Markets
Beginning a CSA in your Community

 

Farm First Aid

Farm and Family First Aid
Simple Veterinary Skills

 

Farm Machinery

ATVs
Bobcats
Chain Saws
Hand Farming Methods and Tools
Snowblowers
Tractors

 

Fencing, Barns & Sheds

Building Barns
Building Chicken Coops
Building Greenhouses
Building Outbuildings
Fencing Options


View YouTube Sustainable Videos View YouTube
Sustaining Videos.

 

Fiber Arts Classes

Crochet
Darning
Knitting
Quilting
Rug Weaving
Sewing
Spinning
Weaving

 

Food Storage Solutions

Food Storage, Labels & Rotation
Root Cellars
Spring House

 

Homesteading Skills and Crafts

Basketry
Building Projects
Candle Making
Carpentry
Furniture Making
Hand Tools
Homestead Carpentry
Pottery
Repairs
Soap Making
Woodworking

Kitchen Skills Classes

Baking Bread
Brick Ovens/Clay Ovens
Canning
Cast Iron Cooking
Cheese Making
Cooking on Woodstove
Cooking with Open Flame
Dehydrating
Freezing
Milling Grains
Outdoor Kitchens
Preserving
Raw Milk Products
Solar Ovens
Sprouting
Water Purification
Yogurt Making

Livestock Classes

Alpaca
Animal Husbandry
Dairy Animals
Draft Animals
Goats
Rabbits
Raising Poultry

 

Off the Grid Solutions

Solar Panel Installation
Wind Turbine Instillation
Wind Mills

 

Water Supply Classes

Cistern
Irrigation
Ponds
Rain Barrels
Wells