With the recent farm-to-fork movement in our area, people are looking to get back to the fundamentals of living in harmony with nature. While it can seem complicated and intimidating to venture into the world of homesteading, there are a few small ways you can begin to explore this wonderfully rewarding lifestyle. Anne of Anvil Acre Farm, a suburban homestead in rural Sacramento, will help you get started on creating a plan for your own beginner homestead – no matter what your skill level. Topics covered will include: food preservation, rotational gardening, livestock selection and care, homemade products and skills to acquire, property size and layout, and much more.
Instructor: Anne Compton, Anvil Acre Farm
Location: American River Ranch in the Schoolhouse, 2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670