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Homesteading 101

$40

with Shana Therrien

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 19, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn some of the basics of homesteading.  We will discuss how you can use your property in the best way for self sufficiency, growing your own food, preserving food, lumber milling/building projects and raising animals.  We will talk about the things that we do on our own properties and give guidance/answer questions on how you can get started.

Active Parenting

Free

with Shannon Briggs

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 25, 2021 at 7 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Do you ever wonder if there is a better way to handle some of those daily parenting challenges?  Learn how with this five-session discussion-based program for caregivers of children ages 5-12.  This program is designed to help raise responsible children by using effective discipline and encouragement techniques.  Workbook included.  Pre-registration required.  Class is done by ZOOM.

Bread Making

$40

with Lisa Blanchette

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 26, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Interested in making your own breads?  This class will give you a solid basis for starting your bread-making journey.  We will share several easy bread recipes and show you how to make them.  All recipes are intended to be made within two hours.

Learning While Black

$145

with U Got Class LERN

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 1, 2021 , runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session on Apr 5, 2021

Educators and psychologists know that learning is affected by stress, anxiety, self-image, cultural and societal expectations.  Today the majority of teachers, (80%) are white, and the majority of learners are students of color.  This creates a strong potential for a cultural and communication gap between teachers and students.  Let's examine unique challenges to black students in the classroom and how teachers can minimize those challenges and support school success for all students.

Raising Your Own Meat

$40

with Shana Therrien

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 2, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

If you've ever considered raising your own meat, get a crash course on raising pigs and poultry, but many of the tips can be used for other animals as well.  You'll learn about your different options for processing the meat - whether to use a commercial butchery or doing the processing yourself.  Both ways have been used by the instructors and they will talk about the nitty gritty of processing your own animals and the supplies you would need.

Downsizing?

$28

with Jill Braceland

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 9, 2021 at 6:30 am, runs for 1 week

This seminar is designed to offer organizing strategies to start your downsizing efforts.  Establish your project priorities, learn what supplies you might need, and set realistic time constraints.  Leave with an action plan!

Raising Goats

$40

with Shana Therrien

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 23, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn the basics of raising goats!  If you've ever considered taking on goats, whether for dairy, meat or land clearing purposes, this is the class for you.  Learn from two different dairy goat farmers on the basic upkeep, veterinary care, breeding plans and all of the in-betweens of goat raising.  After the course you can visit both farms and receive a discounted rate on the purchase of 2021 spring kids.

Taming the "To Do List"

$28

with Jill Braceland

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 25, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Identify techniques that will help you organize your personal time.  Suggestions offered include prioritizing, creating the "to do" list, and how we underestimate time.  Tips on how to stop procrastinating and feeling overwhelmed with also be discussed.





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