Poetry often connotes rhyme and meter that solidifies itself in classic forms like the couplet, the sonnet, and the villanelle. In this class Saturday, Aug. 15, 10:00-11:30am, we’ll explore the challenges of some of these forms and read examples of poets who have mastered their intricacies. Then we’ll explore the work of poets who broke …

Would you like to learn canning skills? Here’s your chance to learn, ask questions, and grow your confidence. This hands-on class, August 22 from 10:00-11:30am, is the first of a three-part series and will take the overwhelm out of canning.  We will cover all the essential skills of canning and with these basic skills you …

This hands-on class, August 29 from 10:00-11:30am, is the second of a three-part series and will cover the essentials of pickling and fermentation.  These basic skills will prepare you to feel confident about pickling and fermenting at home.  You will learn how to adapt these concepts to whatever produce is in the garden and how …

Learn how to increase the beauty, diversity, health, and of course, food production of any piece of land with Anna Geyer, farmer, gardener and founder of Land Alliance Folk School. Saturday, Sept 5. 10am-noon. What is a food forest? It is a garden design based on the natural systems of a forest. These food producing …

This hands-on class, September 19 from 10:00-11:30am, is the third of a three-part series and will cover the essentials of freezing, drying and root cellaring.  We will demonstrate best practices and identify the pros and cons of each.  You will learn how to adapt the practices to your own needs and interests.  The freezing, drying …