Itâ€™s that time again. Our Self-Sufficiency Skills School class schedule is on our website. If you are interested in becoming more self-sufficient through learning the skills early homesteaders used, sign up before the spaces are full.
Some of our topics include:
Wild Medicinal Plants. Saturday, May 5 Â 10-12 $25
During this class you will learn to identify different plants and how to use them. Marilene will teach you how to prepare simple remedies that you will be able to make on your own in the future.
Winter Vegetables Sunday, May 19th Â Â 10-12pm Â $25
Believe it or not, you need to start in June here in Western Washington. You will learn ways to extend the season, which varieties will grow best here, and special technique to help you be successful.
Permaculture Design Course Â Â June 6-20th, 2012
Come join our 14 day/night Permaculture Design Course (Earn your PDC Certification) June 6-20, 2012
Dynamic team of 4 experienced instructors, plus guest speakers in the Permaculture movement:
Kelda Miller â€“ Primary Lead for duration
Marilene Richardson â€“ Special Host Lead 2 days offsite www.songcroft.com
Jenny Pell â€“ Special Guest Lead 3 days at Shambala- See Jenny and Keldaâ€™s bios at www.permaculturenow.com
Tyler â€˜TyTyâ€™ Burns – Assistant lead for duration
Space is Limited! Class Curriculum and additional details to be posted often, call for more details 360 387 4110~ or visit :Â http://blog.livewellventures.com/permaculture-design-course-shambala-farm/
Soft Cheeses Around The World
Sunday, July 22 Â 11-2 Â $40 per person
Come to our family farm and see how to make soft goat cheeses from around the world.
So Much More Than Canning
Saturday and Sunday, August 11-12 Â 10-4 Â $125 per person
Food preservation galore! hands-on experience with lacto-fermenting, dehydrating, hot water bath canning, pressure canning and more.
Folk Wine Making
Sunday, August 26 Â 11-1pm Â $35
Come learn how to make folk wines from local fruit! This class covers what you need, as well as basic recipes for you to take home and try on your own. Pre-registration required. Adults only.
REGISTER RIGHT AWAY AS SPACES ARE LIMITED
Please share our class schedule with your friends and family. Doing classes such as ours with friends, family and neighbors is a great way to build and strengthen community.