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OfflineEventAttendanceMode N.C. Cooperative Extension | Nash County Center, 1006 Eastern Ave, Nashville, NC 27856, USA N.C. Cooperative Extension | Nash County Center, 1006 Eastern Ave, Nashville, NC 27856, USA Edgecombe County Center 2 days ago

Join us for a hands-on homesteading workshop where you’ll learn the essential skills needed to live a self-sufficient lifestyle. Taking place on Sat Sep 30, 2023 at 09:00 a.m. (EDT), this event is perfect for anyone interested in getting back to basics and embracing a simpler way of life.

Located at 1006 Eastern Ave, Nashville, NC 27856, our workshop will cover a range of topics, including ,gardening, backyard poultry, food preservation, composting & vermiculture, beekeeping basics, and more. Whether you’re a beginner or have some experience, our knowledgeable instructors will guide you through each step, providing valuable tips and tricks along the way. Get ready to roll up your sleeves, meet like-minded individuals, and gain the confidence to start your own homesteading journey. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to reconnect with nature and learn practical skills that will empower you to live a sustainable lifestyle.

Participants will have the opportunity to choose which sessions they want to attend. Everyone will attend the opening session, what to do with 5 acres, and then we will break out into breakout sessions. We will all come back together for a lunch presentation and then break out into our afternoon breakout session and come back together to close the program.

Sessions are listed below:

Opening Session: What can I do with 5 acres?

Morning break out sessions: Participants pick one to attend

  • Food Preservation : Canning
  • Backyard Poultry
  • Gardening (Vegetables & Herbs & Seasons)

Lunch Session : Regulations for selling home based food

Afternoon break out sessions: Participants pick one to attend

  • Composting & Vermiculture
  • Bee Keeping Basics
  • Food Preservation: Dehydrating

Closing Session

Registration is being held through the Eventbrite system so all registration must be done online

Sep 30 Sat