Introduction to Homesteading

Saturday March 23, 2019

973 Old Church Rd
Corrales, NM 87048
US

Phone: 505-898-3915
Website: Click to Visit

Cost:

$0-$15

Ages:

ALL-AGES!

Contact:

Aaron Gardner

Phone: 505-898-3915
Website: Click to Visit

More events at Casa San Ysidro

A program exploring practices homesteading. Rachel Hillier introduces Corrales agricultural history and issues, water rights and the acequia, beginning sustainability and more.

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A class-based program that offers lectures and hands-on activities that demonstrate the practices used in modern and traditional homesteading. Rachel Hillier of Little Dirt Farms will introduce you to Corrales agricultural history and issues, water rights and the Acequia, beginning sustainability, and more.

Introductory class: March 23 — Free

Additional class dates: April 27, June 29, July 27, August 10, October 26, and November 9 — $15 ea.

Registration opens February 18.

TOPICS

4/27/19

 

Soil Prep & Pest Management

5/18/19 Farm Maintenance: Watering, Weeding, Planting, Scheduling. 

Practical: planting

6/29/19 Harvesting: Farm Safety

7/27/19 Preserving Harvest: Fermenting, Canning, Freezing, Drying. 

Practical: making a batch of preserved vegetables

8/10/19 Planting Fall Crops

9/29 & 9/30/19 Harvest Festival

10/26/19 Soil Restoration and Cover Crops

Practical: seed storage

11/9/19 Traditional Food Preparation

Pot luck, share the harvest, posole and other native foods