Education & Skill Building

Need a jump-start on your dream of homesteading? Want to start your own green business? Learn a new hobby like woodworking or beekeeping? You’ve come to the right place.

Connect with us to find out about educational opportunities with our partners across the region.

Look for us at farmers’ markets, community events, trade shows, and parties.

Have an event coming up? Let us customize a skill-building workshop that will engage and delight your attendees.

learning about growing sprouts in a jar, one of the easiest ways to grow your own food

Tim Adkins, one of Backyard Farmer’s co-owners, explains how to grow sprouts in a jar—one of the easiest ways to grow your own food.

Gather around the worm bin!

Children at a local school gather around the worm bin! Vermiculture intrigues gardeners of all ages.