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Homestead Academy - A Two-Day Course in Kitchen Self-Reliance

The Emerald Village

Saturday, July 6, 2013 at 12:00 PM - Sunday, July 7, 2013 at 5:00 PM (PDT)

Homestead Academy - A Two-Day Course in Kitchen...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Saturday Ticket Ended $30.00 $2.64
Sunday Ticket Ended $30.00 $2.64
Weekend Pass Ended $50.00 $3.74
VIP Weekend Pass   more info Ended $65.00 $4.57
Camping Ended $10.00 $1.54

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This weekend intensive is designed to catapult you into a life of self-reliance through homesteading. Join Growcology and the Emerald Village Volunteers as we share the simple and effective ways to make:  yogurt, cheese, butter, bread, home cleaning products, beer, salves, infusions, preserving, and healthy cooking. Special features include local farmers and food providers. with a Keynote Speech by Erik Knutzen, author of “The Urban Homestead.” 



Saturday:  July 6th

12:00pm-                  Welcome by Growcology

12:30pm- 1:15pm    Bread Making 

1:30pm- 2:15pm      Fermentation (Kombucha, Sauerkraut, Kimchi) 

2:30pm- 3:15pm      Healthy Cleaning Products 

3:30pm- 4:15pm      Yogurt  

4:30pm- 5:00pm      Closing Words


Sunday:  July 7th

12:00pm- 12:45pm    Gluten Free Cooking 

1:00pm- 1:45pm       Beer Making 

2:00pm- 2:45pm       Tinctures, Salves, and Infusions 

3:00pm- 3:45pm       Know Your Staples 

4:00pm- 5:00pm       Keynote Speaker: ERIK KNUTZEN, AUTHOR OF THE URBAN HOMESTEAD


Additional Information:

Fermentation Workshop: If you'd like to walk away with your own container of sauerkraut to start fermenting, bring your own head or two of cabbage, container, tool to compress the cabbage and something to keep the cabbage compressed inside the container




Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

All ages! 

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

We have plenty of parking space at our venue. 

What should I bring to the event?
Your own lunch
Light-clothes (Closed toe shoes and sunhat)
Notebook and Pen
Blanket for picnic
Some workshops may suggest you to bring items that allow you to "make your own" at the workshop. 
This is a "Leave No Trace" event so please leave with *everything* you came with, including trash from your lunches and snacks. You can bring your own plate and cup to wash in our sink if you'd like. 

For Campers
Bring a dish to contribute to a potluck for dinner on Saturday evening. 






Have questions about Homestead Academy - A Two-Day Course in Kitchen Self-Reliance? Contact The Emerald Village

When & Where

Emerald Village
1760 Little Gopher Canyon Road
Vista, CA 92084

Saturday, July 6, 2013 at 12:00 PM - Sunday, July 7, 2013 at 5:00 PM (PDT)

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The Emerald Village

The Emerald Village is a chosen family of healers, educators, and creators building space for heart-centered community. Our vision is the creation of a home for our members in which everyone contributes, utilizing natural abilities while developing new skills, and sharing the responsibility to maintain the sacred nature of the space.

As a group we strive to support each other’s personal, spiritual, and economic growth, to be in service to our greater community, and to be good stewards of our land. We do this because we are passionate about creating a sustainable, conscious environment in which to raise families and deepen our connections with each other. We believe in the importance of innovation because we wish to live a life in which celebration and love are important components of our work.

Read our story here: themeraldvillage.com/about-us

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